Deep-Brain Stimulation for Pain and Depression

Published: October 19th, 2017

Category: Blog-Posts

Deep-Brain Stimulation for Pain and DepressionUp to now, deep-brain stimulation has used an invasive technique to regulate the neural activity in targeted areas. However, recent advancements have targeted deep brain tissue using electromagnetic fields without surgery. This means that one can target brain areas using electromagnetic waves. This type of intervention is receiving a lot of attention because deep brain stimulation has been successfully used for Parkinson’s disease, depression, pain, and epilepsy. However, it will take time for this technique to progress from its current research applications to widespread use.