Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a technological breakthrough in the treatment of Major Depression. Family Care Center is proud to be one of the largest TMS providers. TMS is a noninvasive form of brain stimulation used for depression. Unlike electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), TMS is non invasive and has minimal side effects.
You'll sit in a comfortable chair, wearing ear plugs, with the magnetic coil placed against your head.
When the machine is turned on, you'll hear clicking sounds and feel tapping on your forehead.
The procedure will last about 25 minutes, and you'll remain awake and alert.
After each treatment, you can return to your normal daily activities.