Deep Brain Stimulation: Process and Experiences. Dr. Alan Raedels, C.P.M. What is Parkinson’s Disease?. The brain loses the ability to produce dopamine, a chemical that controls muscle activity. The four primary symptoms are tremor or trembling in hands, arms, legs, jaw, and face;
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Deep Brain Stimulation:Process and Experiences
Dr. Alan Raedels, C.P.M.
Diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1994.
Continued to work as a Professor at PSU until June 2003.
The last several years have seen a continuing progression of the disease until it was impossible to teach a four hour night class.
Current Medication Schedule