Deep Brain Stimulation

Alex’s Battle with Dystonia

Alex first appeared on The Doctors six years ago, when she described how her life had been impacted by a rare movement disorder called dystonia. She then underwent a groundbreaking deep-brain stimulation treatment to relieve her symptoms.

Update from Alex

Alex rejoins The Doctors and meets Monica, a woman who also suffered from dystonia and underwent a similar procedure after seeing Alex’s story on the show.

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