Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a treatment breakthrough used to help treat depression. Sometimes medication can be ineffective or induce negative side effects. TMS uses magnetic pulses to stimulate parts of the brain associated with depression. This drug-free, FDA-approved, noninvasive, safe and effective technology provides a powerful alternative to treating depression. Alivation is one of the largest and top providers of TMS in the United States.
TMS therapy works by using repetitive magnetic pulses to stimulate nerve cells in the brain that cause depression. Patients frequently report improvements in their mood, higher energy levels and an increased sense of well-being.