Patient Stories

Movement Disorder Patient Stories

At St. Jude Medical, we are proud to help patients manage their movement disorders so they can live their best lives. Each of our movement disorder patient stories reflects one person’s experience; not everyone will experience the same results. Talk to your doctor about the benefits and risks of different therapy options for managing your movement disorder. St. Jude Medical does not provide medical services or advice as part of this website.

Charlene's Story
Charlene’s essential tremor made it hard to do her job or even perform simple tasks. Medication wasn’t helping. Therapy with the St. Jude Medical Infinity™ DBS system improved her condition, allowing her to go back to enjoying work and other activities she loves.

John’s Story
John’s Parkinson’s disease was interfering with his ability to perform ordinary daily activities, and he felt his need for medication increasing. Therapy with the St. Jude Medical Infinity™ DBS system has improved his quality of life, reinvigorating him to do the things that are really important to him.