Movement Disorders

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DBS Therapy for Movement Disorders

Giving patients a chance to live their best lives

Movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease (PD) and essential tremor (ET) take a devastating emotional and economic toll on millions of patients and their families worldwide.1,2 Many struggle with quality of life, as their symptoms cause them to feel embarrassment and exhaustion trying to balance their on- and off-times (tremors) to get through the day.


What if you could offer patients a way to fuel their independence by managing their debilitating symptoms? We have designed the St. Jude Medical Infinity™ DBS system to help your patients with PD and ET gain control of their symptoms so they can get back to enjoying their lives. 


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A New Direction for More Control

At Abbott, we focus on innovation inspired by the needs and experiences of patients because we believe a better patient experience strengthens long-term outcomes. Like you, we are dedicated to improving patient lives, including those living with a DBS system, so they can focus on what really matters.

The newest direction in DBS therapy, the St. Jude Medical Infinity™ DBS system, is designed to help patients gain control of their symptoms with advanced technology, including:

  • A directional lead that allows you to precisely steer current to potentially maximize patient outcomes and reduce the risk of side effects3
  • The first and only wireless iOS software DBS mobile platform4 for streamlined, personalized therapy management
  • An IPG designed for patient comfort

Learn more about the benefits and risks of the St. Jude Medical Infinity™ DBS system.

Helping Patients Live the Lives They Want

Up to 11 million people in the U.S. live with the uncontrollable, involuntary movements typical of Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor,1,2 and they struggle to do the everyday tasks that most people take for granted, like basic grooming, eating, drinking, driving, working and spending quality time with family and friends.

Learn about the clinical evidence behind our approach to DBS therapy to see how you can fuel your patients’ independence.

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A New Standard of Care

Working with physicians like you, we invest in developing innovations like our directional lead technology and wireless, intuitive programming to optimize therapy convenience and efficiency for physicians and patients alike.

We remain committed to the pursuit of better, more effective therapies for movement disorders like Parkinson's disease and essential tremor.


1. Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. Understanding Parkinson’s: Parkinson’s FAQ. Retrieved from 
2. International Essential Tremor Foundation. About Essential Tremor. Retrieved from 
3. St. Jude Medical. SJM Infinity Clinical Compendium SJM-INF-0416-0046a.
4. St. Jude Medical. St. Jude Medical Infinity™ DBS System Programming Capabilities Memo # 11444 SJM-INF-0815-0010.

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