New Approach to Depression

Martha Rhodes experienced her first bout of depression at 13. By her late 50s, she had taken just about every antidepressant there is, including … Read this compelling article about Martha Rhodes experience with transcranial magnetic stimulation.See the full New York Times article...

Briefing: How safe is transcranial magnetic stimulation?

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) was FDA approved for the treatment in major depressive disorder in 2008. TMS has been in use by the TMS Center of Colorado since November 2009. In addition to clinical use for treating depression, TMS has been used both in off-label use and in research for a variety of other conditions including; tinnitus, PTSD, anxiety associated with depression, and...

NARSAD Grantee Leads New Study Proving Efficacy of TMS for Depression

Transcranial magnetic stimulation continues to show great promise in the treatment of major depressive disorder. It was FDA cleared in 2008 and research on the efficacy and uses of TMS has continued. NARSAD Grantee Linda Carpenter, M.D. has recently authored a study which shows for the first time that TMS is an effective treatment for depression in real-life clinical practice...

TMS featured on the Dr. Oz Show

March 14, 2012 at 4:00 PM on Channel 7 (ABC), transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy used to treat resistant depression will be featured on the Dr. Oz Show. The show will feature a TMS physician and a patient, who has benefited from this effective non-pharmacological approach to treatment resistant depression. The TMS Center of Colorado is the first center in Colorado to use the Neurostar TMS therapy system in treating...

New Trial Data Confirm Clinical Effectiveness With NeuroStar TMS Therapy

Neuronetics sponsored an observational study of patients in the “real world” which confirms the clinical effectiveness and adherence rates of patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) treated with the NeuroStar TMS Therapy system. This data continues to support the premise that patients with MDD who do not find relief with medication or who are unable to tolerate the medicines side effects have an effective, proven non-invasive and non-systemic...

NeuroStar Magnetic Therapy helps a man after years of medication, shock therapy.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS or rTMS) can help many patients who have suffered for years with major depression. Many patients cannot tolerate the side effects of  medication or ECT. TMS has been proven in studies to be a safe and effective treatment for patients suffering from depression. NeuroStar TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) Therapy is FDA-cleared for patients suffering from depression who have not achieved satisfactory improvement from undergoing prior prescribed rounds of antidepressant medications TMS treatment has been FDA-cleared since...

TMS Center of Colorado Makes KCNC News in Denver

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) affects up to 50 million people in the USA. The affects of the disease on the person with MDD, their family and co-workers/employers can be devastating.  Time away from family and activities, lost work days and productivity, and side affects of  conventional treatment are some of the costs associated with MDD.  There is a relatively new treatment for MDD which was described in a television news segment which aired on March 22, 2011 on KCNC, Channel 4 in...

Magnetic Therapy May Prevent Depression Relapse

A recent study suggests that Transcranial Magmentic Stimulation may provide long lasting benefits to people who have not responded well to antidepressants. Researchers from several international medical centers (including Rush University Medical Center, Stanford University Medical Center and the Mayo Clinic) selected 301 people with major depression that had proven resistant to antidepressant therapy. While 155 of the participants received a six-week treatment of TMS, 146 received a sham...