TMS: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Transcranial magnetic stimulation, or T.M.S., is an innovative and technologically sophisticated treatment which employs oscillating magnetic fields to treat mental illness. Minimally invasive and performed in office we are one of the few facilities in the region offering this novel treatment. At present T.M.S. is approved for treatment refractory depression, some addictions and obsessive compulsive disorder with increasing knowledge showing its potential for other diagnoses of the brain.
- Target Population: Adults, Adolescents
- Diagnoses: Depression, Addictions, OCD.
- Visits: 19 minutes per treatment, total visit time ~30 minutes
- Mechanism: Pulse Magnetic Field Applied to Brain
A more comprehensive explanation of TMS can be provided by phone or during a consultation appointment. Questions regarding TMS can typically be addressed in such appointments in greater detail than may be practical at abcmedical.com. TMS treatment is often provided in combination with psychotherapy and medication management and would not require clients of the facility to forgo these other treatment options.