What is TMS therapy?

For some patients experiencing depression, medications do not work. In some cases, medications provide no relief from the symptoms of depression, and in others, the side effects experienced reduce the quality of life. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) offers a new, evidence-based alternative to help adults who suffer from major depressive disorder.

Brainsway Deep TMS Therapy is treatment cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2008 for patients suffering from depression who have not achieved satisfactory improvement from prior antidepressant treatment.  It is performed in our office under the supervision of a psychiatrist.

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The Treatment Process

The typical initial treatment course consists of five treatments per week over a four-to-six week period, plus a three week taper period, for an average of 26-36 treatments. Each treatment session lasts approximately 30 minutes, and flexible scheduling is available.

TMS therapy is individualized to ensure the highest level of care for each client. Total treatment sessions will be determined based on medical necessity.

TMS Center of Madison uses BrainsWay Deep TMS technology. BrainsWay’s patented Deep TMS treatment stimulates the brain using temporary magnetic fields. The therapy has been utilized in over 60 clinical trials worldwide. It is based on patents registered by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the company.

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Take the first step

Call today to set up a free consultation at 608.231.2200. We’ll answer all your questions and concerns that you have about TMS therapy.