Pacific Pain & Wellness Group offers Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for depression, a safe and effective solution for individuals who have not found relief with other treatments.
What is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)?
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is an FDA-cleared treatment that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain and alleviate symptoms of depression and major depressive disorder (MDD).
What Are Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Treatments Like?
TMS treatments take under 30 minutes, 4-5 days a week, for a period of 6-8 weeks, totaling 36 sessions. The TMS device produces pulses of magnetic energy into the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, a region of the brain that plays a significant role in mood regulation. Your provider and our experienced TMS team will monitor your progress closely to ensure the best results.
How Does Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Work?
The magnetic energy moves through brain tissue and produces electrical currents, which activate neurons that affect mood. Once these neurons are activated, they release mood-boosting neurotransmitters, including serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine. Gradually over several weeks, these chemicals reduce symptoms of depression. Research shows that about 30% of people who respond to TMS treatment achieve full remission of their symptoms for a time.
Pacific Pain & Wellness Patients Can Help
Our highly skilled team can answer any questions you may have regarding TMS and work closely with you to monitor your progress throughout the treatment.
If you have tried other treatments and have not found relief, TMS may be a safe and effective solution for depression. Our team is ready to guide you through the treatment and help you on your journey towards a better quality of life. Contact Pacific Pain & Wellness Group to schedule an appointment today.