TMS Therapy as a Tool for Treating PTSD

Posted by TMS Staff - scooped another great article on Jul 18, 2018 8:44:37 AM

 In a June 1st article in Vantage on the U.S. Department website entitled, “Veterans with Post Traumatic

 Stress Disorder (PTSD) treated with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation”, author Tracy Weistreich spoke with caregivers at the VA Center for Compassionate Care Innovation (CCI). They are using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and NeuroStar's TMS Therapy® at their Providence VA Medical Center in Rhode Island.

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Topics: TRICARE Depression Coverage, PTSD, VA

TRICARE Covers TMS Therapy for Vets with Depression

Posted by Christopher Blackburn on Oct 20, 2016 3:18:40 PM

Exciting news for active military and veterans suffering from depression!

 

Christopher Blackburn, co-founder of TMS Solutions, with locations in Grand Junction, CO, Denver, CO, and Boise, ID is enthusiastically reaching out to his patients who are veterans. Blackburn said that TRICARE recently announced to its members that TMS Therapy is now covered in their policy, making it available as a treatment for medication resistant patients suffering from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). Blackburn also noted that while TMS is currently only indicated for depression, it can also be effective in treating the PTSD and anxiety veterans face when they return from active duty. 

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Topics: TMS Insurance Coverage, TRICARE Depression Coverage, Treating Depression for Vets