TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) therapy is most commonly known as a treatment for depression. More specifically, it is a treatment for depression designed for those that have tried anti-depression medication and have found little to no relief. It is easy to find clinical studies about TMS that shows it helps with depression symptoms. Right now, TMS therapy is also being tested for application for Bipolar disorder and PTSD.
If you suffer from OCD in Philadelphia or the surrounding area, you should visit our office or give us a call. Our talented team of doctors and technicians are proud to offer TMS therapy for OCD.
TMS has also been tested and has shown promise for treating those that have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). We have seen the treatments work right here at our office in Philadelphia. There is real evidence of the effectiveness of treatments for OCD beyond our anecdotal cases. For instance, the FDA has cleared the procedure as safe and effective.
Doctor Joan A. Camprodon-Gimenez, of Harvard Medical School, claims that research suggests that TMS suppressed the activity of the overactive pre-SMA and OFC, which is known to be effective for treating OCD. Dr. Camprodon-Gimenez looked at an aggregate of studies and determined that TMS can help to lessen OCD symptoms. To find out more about OCD and other TMS Therapy in Philadelphia, you should not hesitate to give us a call.
More research is being done on the application of TMS therapy for different brain issues, and the findings thus far are rather promising. We wonder what the future of TMS Therapy holds.
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- A Brief History of TMS Therapy
- Why Isn’t My Depression Medication Working?
- Getting Familiar with TMS Therapy
- How Does TMS Therapy Treat OCD Symptoms?