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Quiet Explosions: The Jerri Sher Documentary On Head Injuries

Posted by Christopher Blackburn on Jun 13, 2019 8:03:53 PM

What a wonderful opportunity to experience individuals who, truly, want to give back to the betterment of human life.  This last weekend Dr. Sammons and I had the privilege to participate in this amazing event.

Jerri Sher is a two-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker who has just completed work on her latest documentary, Quiet Explosions. It addresses the issue of traumatic brain injury (TBI) across the spectrum of military members, athletes, and civilians.

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Topics: Brain Injury, TMS Therapy Treatment

The Mission Act: Making it Easier for Veterans to Receive TMS Therapy

Posted by TMS Solutions Staff on Jun 5, 2019 5:12:47 PM

In a June 4th email message from Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, the Secretary announced exciting news that “things will be changing June 6th at the VA” due to the passage last year of the Mission Act.

Beginning June 6, 2019, “the Mission Act will enable VA to consolidate the Department’s community care efforts into a single, simple-to-use program that will empower Veterans with the ability to choose the healthcare providers they trust.” Congress’s bipartisan act should lead to better customer service for our nation’s heroes.

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Topics: Treating Depression for Vets, TMS Therapy Treatment

Does TMS Therapy Treat Everything?

Posted by Robert A. Sammons, Jr., M.D., Ph.D. on May 3, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Recently, I was giving a talk to physicians about TMS and had been asked about future uses of this technology.  I began talking about the research I am familiar with, as I have tried to Chronicle the burgeoning research in the field in our website’s section called Solute.  After I had mentioned about 15 diseases and conditions currently being researched, one physician sarcastically asked if TMS was a panacea for everything.  I laughed and said that in the area of psychiatry and neurology, it may be true.

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Topics: Treating Depression, TMS Therapy Treatment

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