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Find answers to your questions about deep brain stimulation.
Daily Living and Activities With Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
As you adjust to your new life with greater freedom from Parkinson's or essential tremor symptoms, you can do a number of things to help support your therapy.
Follow your doctor’s instructions
Living with a DBS system like the St. Jude Medical Infinity™ DBS system may mean you have to be careful about the activities you do. Ask your doctor about activities that are safe for you and which activities you should avoid.
You will receive a user’s guide from your doctor that lists all of your restrictions. See more important safety information for DBS systems. Talk to your doctor right away if you have problems with your system, activities, notice a change in your health or have concerns.
Healthy connection tips
As you progress in your recovery and learn more about living with a DBS system: