Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS Therapy) in San Diego

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS Therapy) in San Diego

What is TMS Treatment?

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) uses a targeted magnetic field to stimulate areas of the brain that control mood and are typically underactive in people with depression or anxiety.

Is TMS Safe and Effective?

TMS therapy is FDA-approved to treat patients suffering from depression who have not achieved satisfactory improvements from antidepressant medications. Over 1 million TMS treatments have been performed on over 25,000 patients.

Long-lasting Relief of Symptoms

In an open-label study, 68% of the participants who were followed for a year maintained the benefits of TMS sessions.

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is Medication-Free and Noninvasive

TMS is a precise, medication-free outpatient treatment that is easily conducted in our San Diego office and can be safely used with or without antidepressant medications. It is a noninvasive procedure. You are awake and alert for the TMS therapy and can engage in normal activities immediately afterward, with no restrictions.

No Medication Side Effects

TMS therapy is free from the side effects that may occur with medications:

  • No weight gain
  • No sexual dysfunction
  • No fatigue

The most common side effect of TMS therapy is pain or discomfort around the area, which usually goes away within hours of the treatment.

TMS Is Generally Reimbursable

TMS therapy for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is reimbursed by most private insurance providers. Our staff is expert at navigating the required approval process, and we typically can obtain approvals within one week for our patients.

For Patients Paying Out of Pocket, We Keep Costs as Low as Possible

A full six-week course of TMS therapy at our San Diego location is approximately $4,500. As experts in the field, we have the experience to keep costs as low as possible, without compromising safety or effectiveness.

To get started with TMS treatments, please call us to schedule a consultation, or use the form below to start your consultation.

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