– TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) Therapy is an FDA-cleared
non-invasive medical treatment for patients with major depression who
have not benefited from antidepressant medications.
Therapy targeted at a key area of the brain known to be underactive
in depression sufferers. It uses focused magnetic pulses to stimulate
that area to restore to normal function and lift your depression.
Therapy has been proven highly safe and effective in the treatment of
depression. TMS Therapy is free of side effects typically experienced
with antidepressant medications. The most common side effect
associated with treatment is pain or discomfort at or near the
treatment area – generally mild to moderate.
Therapy treatment takes between 20 minutes to an hour and is
performed in your doctor’s office, five days a week, for
approximately four to six weeks.
the treatment patients are awake and alert and are able to resume
normal activities upon leaving the treatment sessions.
Therapy is bringing new hope every day to people suffering from major
depression. Front Street Clinic is the only treatment facility on the
peninsula. While TMS Therapy may not be right for everyone, you can
contact Front Street Clinic today to schedule a consultation and
learn more about how this proven depression treatment may help you.
Inquiries by mental health professionals are welcome.