What is TMS therapy?

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

NeuroStar 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.

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The Treatment Process

Through a treatment coil, the NeuroStar TMS Therapy system generates highly concentrated magnetic fields that turn on and off very rapidly. These magnetic fields are the same type and strength as those produced by a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine.

The treatment coil is applied to the head above the left prefrontal cortex. This part of the brain is involved with mood regulation, and therefore, is the location where the magnetic fields are focused.

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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.