Neurostimulator

Deep Brain Stimulation for Tourette Syndrome

Tyler, 25, was diagnosed with an extreme form of Tourette syndrome when he was 10 years old. His severe, uncontrollable tics were so violent that he would injure himself. Follow The Doctors cameras as they spend a day with Tyler, his wife, Kassie, and...

Understanding Deep Brain Stimulation

To treat his extreme form of Tourette syndrome, Tyler, 25, underwent deep brain stimulation, a procedure in which an electrode is implanted in the thalamus region of the brain. After surgery, electricity is used to stimulate certain parts of the...

Chronic Pain Treatment

Pain management specialist Dr. Stephen Siwek implants an Eon below 26-year-old Adam’s skin. The device is a mini-neurostimulator that emits electrical stimuli into the spinal cord and can mask or inhibit the body’s ability to relay pain signals up the...

Futuristic Medicine that Can Change Your Life

Bionic limbs, robots and advanced biotechnology … the fantastical designs of science fiction are fast becoming a life-saving reality. See a robotic breakthrough for the treatment of autism. And, defy gravity with NASA technology!