In 2014, founded by a group of Parkinson's patients who maintain their quality of lives thanks to deep brain stimulation , the Society aims to promote deep brain stimulation for the treatment of certain movement disorders, including Parkinson's and Generalized Dystonia, for patients who could not reach a desired level of well-being through medication or who suffer from severe side effects due to the medication, to inform patients and their families about the benefits of deep brain stimulation, holding that deep brain stimulation, offer long-term care if implemented with proper surgical techniques, to support movement disorder patients who continue to suffer walking, gait and balance problems, speech disorders and/or sleep disorders despite medical treatment, with physical therapy and walking, balance and speech exercises, to raise awareness among the general public and patient relatives about movement disorders, to instill that movement disorders are manageable and that people who get an accurate and timely diagnosis and receive good treatment can live an enjoyable life, to underline that people with movement disorders are not alone and to support those individuals or institutions working towards these goals.
To help achieve these goals, the Society of Deep Brain Stimulation Patients organizes a free monthly training session at a specific location in Istanbul for people with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders and their families. The training sessions given by medical specialists aim to broaden the participants' knowledge about these diseases, nutrition, physical therapy, exercises and so on. are complimentary. A variety of complimentary treats are served.
Moreover, the Society plans to schedule free seminars each month in different cities, and to provide free medical examinations by specialists. We will also choose the month's "best life story" or "Parkinson's success story," and reward that patient and his or her family.
To strengthen the bond between patients and their families, and to underscore the importance of communication in the struggle against the disease, the Society of Deep Brain Stimulation Patients organizes sightseeing trips to different destinations, party nights and music performances given by patients who have undergone treatment. For those who continue to suffer from severe symptoms of movement disorders, the Society aims to support these patients who continue to suffer walking, gait and balance problems, speech disorders and/or sleep disorders despite medical treatment, with physical therapy and walking, balance and speech exercises and to find a proper location and a reliable team for this purpose, and to provide these treatments free of charge.
Society of Deep Brain Stimulation Patients provides a place for these patients to come together and encourages them to come together while picking up new hobby, such as model building, calligraphy, paper marbling and so on.