Tag: essential tremor

Ask the Experts: If you struggle with hand tremors, Focused Ultrasound can help without surgery

If you're living with hand tremors from Essential Tremor, it can impact your ability to do your favorite activities and even to live independently. Fortunately, there is non-surgical help available: Focused Ultrasound, a state-of-the-art procedure at Regional One Health, is proven to treat tremors with no incision or hospital stay. Neurosurgeon Dr. Jason Gerrard said [...]

2024-05-14T14:56:08-06:00May 22nd, 2024|

As one of the nation’s first focused ultrasound programs, Regional One Health uses its expertise to train other providers to treat essential tremor

Regional One Health is the first hospital in Tennessee to offer focused ultrasound, a non-surgical procedure that offers effective relief for hand tremors from Essential Tremor. Recently, focused ultrasound program director Dr. Jason Gerrard used his experience and expertise to help prepare a fellow neurosurgeon to provide this state-of-the-art-procedure. Dr. Gerrard said it's rewarding to [...]

2024-03-11T09:10:45-06:00March 11th, 2024|

Focused ultrasound offers relief from hand tremors without surgery – meaning less risk, easier recovery and no hospital stay.

Focused ultrasound can provide relief for hand tremors caused by essential tremor with no incision and no hospital stay. That means it has fewer risks and an easier recovery time compared to surgical procedures for essential tremor, such as Deep Brain Stimulation, RF Thalamotomy, and Gamma Knife Surgery. Most focused ultrasound patients have few side [...]

2023-05-16T12:36:23-06:00June 13th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: Am I a good candidate to have a focused ultrasound to address my hand tremors?

If hand tremors from essential tremor are making it hard to take care of yourself and enjoy your favorite activities, you may be a good candidate for Focused Ultrasound. This non-surgical procedure, which is available at Regional One Health's East Campus Imaging Center, can provide immediate, lasting relief for hand tremors with no incision and [...]

2023-05-16T11:12:26-06:00June 6th, 2023|

Focused ultrasound FAQs: What you need to know about this non-surgical procedure to relieve hand tremors

Focused Ultrasound is a non-invasive, non-surgical procedure that can relieve hand tremors caused by essential tremor with no hospital stay and few side effects. The procedure, which is available at Regional One Health's East Campus, is designed for patients age 22 and over who have a confirmed diagnosis of essential tremor. Patients will need a [...]

2023-05-16T10:57:35-06:00May 30th, 2023|

Regional One Health’s focused ultrasound program grows as patients with hand tremors can now access non-surgical treatment for both sides of the body

Focused ultrasound, a state-of-the-art procedure available at Regional One Health's East Campus, helps patients get relief for severe hand tremors caused by essential tremor or tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease. The FDA recently approved the procedure for treating both sides of the body rather than just one. Focused ultrasound is a non-surgical procedure with no incision and [...]

2023-02-14T08:47:37-06:00February 21st, 2023|

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 [...]

2024-01-28T16:49:36-06:00January 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|
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