Deep TMS Treatment for Depression
As one of the few TMS providers in the area, our clinic can provide you with the latest treatment for resistant psychiatric illnesses such as depression and PTSD with associated depression.
If you have tried medication and have no improvement or are still experiencing symptoms, inquire about our TMS services. TMS is covered by almost all insurance including VA and Tricare and is an excellent non-medication treatment option for many patients!
What is deep tms?
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, or TMS, is an FDA cleared, non-invasive treatment option that offers long-term relief for major depression. This revolutionary treatment uses magnetic fields to stimulate areas of the brain that control mood and are under active in people with depression.
Effective, Well Tolerated and Non-Invasive
With each therapy session lasting approximately 20 minutes, the treatment can fit easily into your schedule. The treatment has minimal side effects*, and is covered by most private payers. Anyone 18 and older is eligible receive TMS.
Who Can Receive TMS?
BrainsWay deep TMS is approved for patients aged 18 or older who have been diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD) or have a post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with associated depression.
How does it work?
The treatment fully integrates into your routine. During each session, you are comfortably seated on a chair and a cushioned helmet is placed over your head. The helmet uses magnetic fields to stimulate the targeted brain area and improve depressive symptoms. The procedure requires daily sessions for 20 minutes for 6 weeks. As the treatment does not require hospitalization or anesthesia, and entails no memory loss, you can return to your normal routine after each treatment.
FAQs Regarding Treatment of TMS
In real-life clinical settings*, the treatment was proven to be effective for 3 out of 4 patients, with a 51% remission rate and 75% response rate.
Studies have shown the treatment to be effective for patients with depression, no matter how many other medications were tried in the current depressive episode.
BrainsWay uses Deep TMS technology, which has been tested in over 60 clinical studies for various indications in leading institutions worldwide. The FDA has cleared this technology for clinical use in Major Depressive Disorder and it is currently available in the US, Europe and South America*. Over 15,000 patients have already been treated with BrainsWay.
The treatment integrates seamlessly into your routine. During each session, you are comfortably seated on a chair and a cushioned helmet is placed over your head. The helmet uses magnetic fields to stimulate the targeted brain area and improve depressive symptoms. The procedure requires daily sessions of 20 minutes for 4-6 weeks. As the treatment does not require hospitalization or anesthesia, and entails no memory loss and no systemic side effects, you can return to your normal routine after each session.
BrainsWay is a non-invasive procedure, which eliminates the need for hospitalization. Patients may experience minor side effects such as headaches or minor pain at the site of the treatment. However, this is usually brief and ceases after the first few sessions.