Dr. Vamsidhar Chavakula and Bonnie, a San Diego patient who received focused ultrasound treatment for tremors.

MR-guided focused ultrasound

As a San Diego leader in the advanced treatment of movement disorders and other neurological conditions, Sharp offers state-of-the-art focused ultrasound treatment for patients with essential tremor and tremor-dominant Parkinson’s disease.

Manage your symptoms with this non-invasive treatment option

We're here to help you get back to your daily life with focused ultrasound. For patients living with tremors caused by neurological conditions such as essential tremor and tremor-dominant Parkinson’s, uncontrollable shaking symptoms can affect activities such as writing, eating or getting dressed.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the only provider in San Diego County offering focused ultrasound, an innovative, non-invasive treatment option for conditions where tremor is the main symptom that needs managing. When tremors can't be controlled with medication, focused ultrasound can significantly improve your symptoms, movement control and quality of life.

Frequently asked questions about MR-guided focused ultrasound

We're here to help

Our care team at Sharp Grossmont is here to help you get the relief you need. For more information, please call our Movement Disorders Information Line at 619-740-3085, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. You can also email us at movement.disorders@sharp.com.

Learn more about focused ultrasound

Bonnie lived with increasing challenges and many more from the shaking caused by essential tremor. Hope came her way with MR-guided focused ultrasound.

Dr. Vamsi Chavakula explains focused ultrasound treatment.

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