What to Expect
TMS Therapy - What to Expect?
Safe and Effective
There are no impacts on alertness or understanding of the patients being treated with NeuroStar TMS Therapy and can drive themselves to and from their treatment sessions.
- Step #1: The patient reclines comfortably in the treatment chair, awake and alert, and can speak with the clinical operator whenever necessary
- Step #2: A small curved device containing the magnetic coil rests lightly on the patient’s head
- Step #3: The device delivers focused magnetic stimulation directly to the target areas of the brain
- Step #4: The patient can immediately resume normal activities because there is no effect on alertness or understanding
NeuroStar TMS Therapy is Safe and Easy to Tolerate?
You can resume normal activities immediately. Because there are no effects on alertness or memory, you can drive yourself to and from treatment sessions. In-office treatment with NeuroStar TMS Therapy typically takes 19-37 minutes and is administered 5 days a week for approximately 4-6 weeks.*