TMS Therapy is similar to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which uses precisely targeted magnetic pulses that stimulate key areas of the brain that are underactive in patients with depression.
This novel treatment option is conducted right in the doctor’s office. Patients are awake and alert during treatment and can go back to their normal activities immediately after treatment is completed. In-office treatments take ~50 minutes and is administered 5 days a week, for approximately 4 to 6 weeks.
- TMS is first non-invasive treatment that specifically targets brain regions related to depression in the history of psychiatry.
- This novel cutting-edge treatment was approved for patients with major depression by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the American Psychiatric Association (APA)
- TMS is also effective in a variety of other conditions, please contact us to discuss this.