A high-tech imaging study to understand how brain connectivity patterns change after deep brain stimulation in patients suffering from essential tremor has been launched at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The clinical trial, led by Albert J. Fenoy, MD, associate professor of neurosurgery with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, is funded […]


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By Chloe Hodge Tremor has always been a constant in my life. Just as certain as my name or age, my tremor was something that was part of my identity. Of course, when I was younger, I didn’t understand the complexities behind it. I didn’t understand that I had a medical condition, I just thought […]

Learn about the Cala Trio in Our New Podcast We’re “Talking About the Cala Trio” in our latest “Talking Essential Tremor” podcast. IETF Executive Director Patrick McCartney interviews Cala Health CEO Renee Ryan to learn more about this watch-like device released by Cala Health a year ago. Cala Trio stimulates the median and radial nerves […]

Posted on October 8, 2020

By Daniel Tarsy, M.D. Orthostatic tremor is a relatively rare and typically misunderstood condition in which individuals experience marked trembling of their legs which begins immediately after they stand up. Tremor gradually increases to the point that they are unable to remain standing for more than 10-20 seconds at a time before needing to sit […]

Categories: Coping with ET, ET News
Posted on October 8, 2020

It’s a watch-like device that stimulates nerves in the wrist to interrupt, and therefore, calm tremors in the hands. Listen to this conversation about the Cala Trio from Cala Health CEO Renee Ryan.  

Categories: Podcasts
Posted on August 25, 2020

Bioelectronic company Cala Health released positive data from its ongoing PROSPECT trial demonstrating that a majority of patients using its  FDA-cleared Cala Trio device reported a reduction in hand tremors.

Categories: In the News
Posted on August 24, 2020

IETF scholarship recipient Madison Young admits some tasks are harder than others because of her essential tremor, but she will not let ET stop her from trying to do all she wants to do.

Posted on August 24, 2020

IETF scholarship recipient Terrin Griffeth shares how essential tremor has impacted his life.