First Choice Neurology

Dr. Bruno Gallo

Deep Brain Stimulation and Movement Disorders

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) uses electrical stimulation in the brain to help control abnormal body movements. During the Deep Brain Stimulation surgery, a neurosurgeon places an electrode in the area of the brain that’s causing abnormal movement and tests it while you are awake to see if it successfully controls your symptoms. A small device …

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Seizures and Epilepsy

By Bruno V. Gallo, MD Epilepsy has been common throughout history. Somewhere around 3.4 million Americans suffer from epilepsy. In years past the general population held on to a belief that convulsions and seizures were a condition of the young. This is no longer a valid statement. The incidence of epilepsy (ie, the number of …

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