We use this non-invasive procedure to help treat a wide range of neurological and psychiatric diseases e.g. medication-resistant depression, post-concussion symptoms, PTSD, central pain, etc.
For the entire rTMS session, the patient will be comfortably seated for 20-30 minutes. An electromagnetic coil will be placed on the scalp. A series of short magnetic pulses are painlessly delivered to the area of interest. By changing the firing pattern of neurons in brain circuits involved in a disorder, the dysfunctional brain patterns may change. The brain activity changes are thought to be a mechanism through which treatment occurs. Typically, 10-40 sessions may be needed depending on the brain condition and the protocol which will be designed for any specific patient.
For more information on rTMS, click to view our information pamphlet.