rTMS:​ ​Repetitive​ ​Transcranial Magnetic​ ​Stimulation

Often​ ​patients​ ​suffering​ ​from​ ​Major​ ​Depression​ ​obtain​ ​no​ ​relief,​ ​or​ ​inadequate​ ​relief​ ​from antidepressants.​ ​And​ ​in​ ​many​ ​cases​ ​drug​ ​therapies​ ​induce​ ​side​ ​effects​ ​that​ ​result​ ​in noncompliance.​ ​​ ​TMS​ ​is​ ​indicated​ ​for​ ​the​ ​treatment​ ​of​ ​Major​ ​Depressive​ ​Disorder​ ​in adult​ ​patients​ ​who​ ​have​ ​failed​ ​to​ ​receive​ ​satisfactory​ ​improvement​ ​from​ ​prior antidepressant​ ​medication​ ​in​ ​the​ ​current​ ​episode. We​ ​use​ ​FDA​ ​approved​ ​MagVita​ ​TMS.

Therapy​ ​System

What​ ​is​ ​repetitive​ ​Transcranial​ ​Magnetic​ ​Stimulation​ ​(rTMS)

  • rTMS​ ​is​ ​an​ ​effective,​ ​non-invasive​ ​alternative​ ​for​ ​the​ ​large​ ​number​ ​of​ ​patients​ ​not responding​ ​to​ ​medication.​ ​rTMS​ ​does​ ​not​ ​require​ ​anesthesia​ ​–​ ​and​ ​is​ ​NOT​ ​to ​be​ ​confused​ ​with​ ​ECT​ ​(Electro​ ​Convulsive​ ​[Shock]​ ​Therapy).
  • The​ ​rTMS​ ​system​ ​delivers​ ​magnetic​ ​pulses​ ​to​ ​stimulate​ ​nerve​ ​cells​ ​in​ ​the​ ​part​ ​of​ ​the brain​ ​controlling​ ​the​ ​mood.
If​ ​you​ ​are​ ​suffering​ ​from​ ​Major​ ​Depression​ ​Disorder​ ​and​ ​feel​ ​the​ ​medication(s)​ ​have​ ​not adequately​ ​improved​ ​your​ ​depression.​ ​Call​ ​us​ ​for​ ​a​ ​rTMS​ ​consultation​ ​at​ ​703-829-0593​ ​or​ ​fill​ ​an online​ ​form.

MagVita​ ​TMS​ ​Therapy​ ​based​ ​on​ ​repetitive​ ​transcranial​ ​magnetic​ ​stimulation​ ​(rTMS)​ ​is Easy-to-use:

  • ​Series​ ​of​ ​pulsed​ ​magnetic​ ​stimuli​ ​to​ ​the​ ​brain
  • ​Non-invasive​ ​procedure​ ​–​ ​no​ ​anesthetics,​ ​no​ ​blood​ ​draws
  • ​For​ ​use​ ​in​ ​outpatient​ ​settings​ ​(office​ ​based​ ​setting)
  • ​Free​ ​from​ ​common​ ​antidepressant​ ​drug​ ​side​ ​effects
  • ​Patient​ ​able​ ​to​ ​resume​ ​daily​ ​activities​ ​after​ ​the​ ​treatment

Please Note: Treatment time is under 19 minutes.

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