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Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery Lets Teen Walk and Run

Dec. 8, 2015|“Can you believe that something this small is what has changed how well you move?” UAMS neurosurgeon Erika Petersen, M.D., said showing a wire the size of a spaghetti noodle to 15-year-old Darius Hoppis. Before the brain surgery, Darius was hardly able to walk. Darius Hoppis, 15, has a neurological disorder called [...]

By | December 8th, 2015|Featured, Medical News|0 Comments

Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep Brain Stimulation At UAMS, we can offer our patients revolutionary treatment for conditions causing symptoms that cannot be adequately controlled through medication. With conditions such as Parkinson’s, dystonia and essential tremor, people become increasingly disabled, making routine daily activities difficult or impossible without assistance. Using groundbreaking procedures at UAMS, we provide hope and help [...]

By | June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Deep Brain Stimulation