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Movement Disorders Program, Maine Medical Center Neuroscience Institute

Movement Disorders Program

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Maine Medical Partners – Neurology

Maine Medical Partners – Neurosurgery & Spine

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

What is Deep Brain Stimulation?

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) uses a surgically implanted medical device, similar to a cardiac pacemaker, to deliver electrical stimulation to precisely targeted areas in the brain. It works by electrically stimulating specific structures to help control unwanted symptoms.

Treating Parkinson’s - Deep Brain Stimulation (.pdf)