Tag: essential tremor

Neurosurgeon Douglas Taylor, MD now providing focused ultrasound to treat essential tremor at Regional One Health East Campus

Neurosurgeon Dr. Douglas Taylor is now part of the team providing focused ultrasound at Regional One Health's East Campus Imaging Center. Focused ultrasound is for patients suffering from hand tremor due to Essential Tremor or tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease. The procedure involves no incision and no hospital stay, and most patients experience immediate, lasting relief [...]

2022-03-16T12:09:03-06:00March 22nd, 2022|

Cheryl Peacock feared essential tremor would steal her independence – until Focused Ultrasound at Regional One Health gave her new hope

For Cheryl Peacock, Essential Tremor was something she lived with and adapted to with a brave face - but deep down, she was worried that the day would come when she would lose her independence. None of Cheryl's doctors offered her much hope until she found out about Focused Ultrasound, a new procedure offered [...]

2022-01-26T11:16:54-06:00January 26th, 2022|

“It’s a wonderful thing they’ve come up with:” Jerry Mitchell is back to the work he loves thanks to Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor

Focused Ultrasound, a procedure offered at Regional One Health's East Campus Imaging Center, can provide immediate and lasting relief for Essential Tremor and Tremor-Dominant Parkinson's Disease with no incision and no hospital stay. For Jerry Mitchell, whose hand tremor made it difficult to shave, eat and write, Focused Ultrasound provided new hope for a condition [...]

2021-12-03T09:34:58-06:00December 17th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: How does focused ultrasound compare to other treatments for essential tremor and tremor-dominant Parkinson’s disease?

Focused Ultrasound is a new treatment for hand tremors that is being offered at our East Campus. It's an alternative to medications, which don't work for as many as 50 percent of patients. It's also a way to avoid invasive surgery that can carry risks and a difficult recovery. Focused Ultrasound involves no incision [...]

2020-12-16T15:39:52-06:00February 2nd, 2021|

Is a hand tremor negatively impacting your quality of life? You might be a good candidate for focused ultrasound

There's new hope for patients with hand tremor thanks to Focused Ultrasound, a procedure done with no incision and no hospital stay at our East Campus. It's designed for patients age 22 and over who have a diagnosis of essential tremor or tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease, and whose condition has not responded to medication. Patients [...]

2020-12-16T15:39:21-06:00January 19th, 2021|