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DBS for Exercise


The purpose of this study is to learn more about how aerobic exercise affects symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and quality of life in people that have deep brain stimulation.

Who can participate

  • Individuals with Parkinson’s disease
  • Patients over the age of 18
  • Hoehn and Yahr stages 1-3 in the medication on and stimulation on state
  • History of STN DBS
  • The ability to tolerate exercise from a cardiovascular, cognitive, and orthopedic perspective


Study is 16 weeks with 8 in clinic visits.

Principle Investigator

Open and enrolling subjects.
Phoenix, Arizona
Total Participants
Primary Sponsor
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix