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May 3, 2021 · Leave a Comment

The beat goes on, thanks to deep brain stimulation

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When drummer Patrick Bautz is performing, he’s in the zone.  He says he doesn’t even think about what he’s doing, it’s just natural. It’s what he calls “the nothingness of drumming.” But not that long-ago, Pat started getting distracted. Physical symptoms were turning that nothingness into something. And it was something that worried him enough […]

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Tags: Deep Brain Stimulation, Dr. Ryan Uitti, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Parkinson's Disease, Pat Bautz, Three Dog Night


October 25, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Deep-brain Stimulation Helps A Pilot Return to Flight

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As a commercial airline pilot, Tyrone Nanton spends his days in a standard blue-and-white uniform. But in his off-hours, Tyrone’s creativity emerges in two favorite hobbies: creating colorful, elaborate costumes for carnival in his native Antigua, and painting. From 2006 to 2015, though, a tremor that got progressively worse made his hands shake so much […]

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Tags: Deep Brain Stimulation, Dr. Robert Wharen, Dr. Ryan Uitti, Essential Tremor, Florida Campus, Movement Disorders, Neurosurgery


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