Case Study: Full Remission of Treatment-Resistant Depression

Anthony’s psychiatrist referred him to TMS Center of Colorado for treatment with Brainsway® deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (dTMS). Now 22 years of age, Anthony suffered from treatment-resistant depression since adolescence that had gotten progressively worse over time. Without even a single month free of depression since age 14, he was diagnosed with a severe single episode of major depressive...

Case Study: 22-Year-Old Suicidal Male Experiences Remission with dTMS

Peter had been depressed since his earliest childhood memories. He vividly recalled hanging upside down from the jungle gym because he heard that it would make him fall asleep and never wake up. From a young age, he did not want to participate in life nor see it as valuable. After two suicide attempts in five years, Peter was twice hospitalized and spent nine months in two residential treatment...

Pain Medicine

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) significantly reduced phantom limb pain in patients who had lost limbs to land mine explosions for up to 15 days, according to a study in the Journal of Pain (2016 ;17:911-918). Sixty-three percent of patients experienced a greater than 50% reduction in pain. No significant side effects were reported. Read the full article at Anesthesiology News...

Case Study: Depression and Bipolar Disorder

A 26-year-old graduate student at a rigorous university, Christina was having trouble keeping up with her studies due to a lack of interest, fatigue and feelings of hopelessness – signs of depression and bipolar disorder. Referred by her psychiatrist, she came to the TMS Center of Colorado for an evaluation, desperately hoping for some relief. Christina had already tried numerous prescription drugs to deal with depression and bipolar disorder, including the prescription drugs Klonopin, Wellbutrin and Vyvanse, along with a three-month course of...

Case Study: Severe Depression

Lexi, a 22-year-old female, was referred to TMS Center of Colorado for treatment of severe depression and anxiety by another doctor. At the time she got her doctor’s referral, she was unable to attend college, had strong suicidal thoughts and was hospitalized three times in 12 months for depression. Lexi had suffered from depression and anxiety since age 16 and had a strong family history of mental illness on both sides of her...

Case Study: Grateful to be Alive!

By the time 59-year-old “Maddie” arrived at TMS Center of Colorado, she had tried just about everything to treat her depression and anxiety, including counseling, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and medication. It seemed there was no hope. She had been in therapy for 15 years and hospitalized three times for mental health reasons. She was also prescribed numerous powerful drugs and had six sessions of...