North Alabama Family Psychiatry & Counseling is now offering TMS Therapy, a non-invasive, outpatient treatment for depression.
TMS Therapy is a new treatment cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for patients suffering from depression who have not achieved satisfactory improvement from prior antidepressant treatment. TMS stands for “transcranial magnetic stimulation.”
TMS Therapy is a treatment that can be performed in a psychiatrist’s office, under his or her supervision. TMS Therapy is:
The typical initial treatment course consists of at least 5 treatments per week over a 4-6 week period, for an average of 20-30 total treatments. Each treatment session lasts approximately 19 minutes.
Click here to watch Dr. Anika Wilson explain and demonstrate TMS Therapy: