March is National Essential Tremor Awareness Month, Long-Term Impact of Focused Ultrasound on Essential Tremor, Research Grant Update/Results, Clinical Trials Need You
Four to five years after undergoing focused ultrasound (FUS) to treat their essential tremor, patients are continuing to endure benefits. In this podcast, Dr. Rees Cosgrove, director of epilepsy and functional neurosurgery at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, talks about the study and the enhancements made to FUS.
By Mark Honeyman My journey to DBS surgery was a long time in the making. I’ve battled essential tremor since I was a young boy. When I was 12 years old, I had to give a speech for one of my classes, and I noticed that my hands were shaking far more than even the […]
How does focused ultrasound work to help manage essential tremor? Listen to our interview with Dr. Arjun Desai, chief strategy and innovation officer with Insightec, a leader in this incisionless technology.
If you are considering surgery as a treatment option for your essential tremor, there are some things you will want to consider before scheduling your surgical appointment. It is vital you fully understand the possible risks and benefits of the procedure. False expectations and inaccurate information can lead to negative outcomes, so it is best […]
March is National Essential Tremor Awareness Month and throughout the month we will be shining a light on people who have essential tremor. Everyone has a story to tell. We hope that these stories will resonate with others, validating the everyday struggles people with ET feel physically and emotionally. As we shine a light on […]
By Danielle Kunkle Roberts,Co-Founder of Boomer Benefits Essential Tremor (ET) is a neurological disorder that causes involuntary shaking and trembling. It affects approximately 10 million people in America, according to the International Essential Tremor Foundation, which makes ET the most common neurological disorder. While not dangerous, the condition can make simple tasks such as tying […]