Personal Stories

Chris's Story

Chris was a physically active person who kept busy as a handyman and gardener. In his late 40s, Chris noticed something was wrong when he was out walking with one of his daughters. His doctors determined that Chris had Parkinson's disease.

Clare's Story

As Clare's Parkinson's disease progressed, Clare felt the world as she knew it was over. Her neurologist talked to her about Medtronic DBS Therapy for Parkinson's disease. Clare decided "I just had to do it."

Jerry's Story

Two years after his Parkinson's disease diagnosis, Jerry was forced to reduce his activity and stop practicing as a chiropractor. "Writing was also a challenge, and my speech difficulties compromised communication with my patients," says Jerry.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2010

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