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Falls Church, VA — Inova Health System is the first health system in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC area, and one of the first in the United States, to offer a new FDA-approved telemedicine option for remote neuromodulation of deep brain stimulation (DBS) patients being treated for Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor. The NeuroSphere™…

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Regaining Control Deep brain stimulation (DBS) procedure provides new hope by keeping Parkinson’s symptoms in check For Bachir Flih (pronounced “Flee”), the symptoms happened out of the blue: a tremor in his right index finger accompanied by fatigue that lasted throughout the day. With a busy job as the dining service manager for a retirement…

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On the Move Inova Alexandria Hospital is now offering the Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT) BIG technique The Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) Physical Medicine and Rehabilitative Care Department has been expanding its services over the past year. As an example, it now offers Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT) BIG, a technique that addresses the unique…

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Mahesh Shenai, MD, MBA, is a specialty care physician at the Inova Movement Disorders Program at the Inova Neuroscience & Spine Institute. He has a special interest in functional and restorative neurosurgery. Read Dr. Shenai’s profile. Last week, for the first time at the Inova Health System, we performed brain surgery inside the MRI scanner…

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