From The Chair Side

Questions our technicians get about treating depression with TMS Therapy

Mike Plested- Certified TMS Technician at TMS Solutions Cherry Creek

Mike Plested- Certified TMS Technician at TMS Solutions Cherry Creek



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They couldn’t isolate my thumb. Does that mean the treatment won’t work?

Q: “They couldn’t isolate my thumb. Does that mean the treatment won’t work?” 
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TMS Therapy FAQ's - What is "the dip"?

The term “dip” refers to the occasional effect when progress of your TMS Therapy is temporarily reversed. Symptoms of the dip can include a sudden and deepening increase in depression. It can feel very defeating and cause the patient undue stress. It’s important to remember that these effects are temporary. People who experience this reversal in progress usually come back from it and continue towards the goal of alleviating their depression symptoms.

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Topics: Treating Depression, TMS Therapy FAQ's

TMS Therapy FAQ's - How much does the treatment cost?

TMS Therapy FAQ's: 

How much does the treatment cost?

Mike P. (Cherry Creek) -Fortunately, TMS Therapy is FDA approved, and therefore covered by  all insurance companies.

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TMS Therapy FAQ's - What happens if I miss a session?

TMS Therapy FAQ's: 

What happens if I miss a session?

Mike P. (Cherry Creek) -Treatment effects are dependent on the total number of pulses a patient receives. Missing a session or sessions for trips or vacation do not affect the overall response to treatment. Insurance companies, however, often give a narrow window of time for treatment and taper to occur. If a person requires more time than the insurance company allows, they may not get the full 36 sessions we ask for.


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TMS Therapy FAQ's - Is the treatment painful?

TMS Therapy FAQ's:

Is the treatment painful?

Mike P. (Cherry Creek) -I wouldn't call it a pleasant feeling, but some people are more sensitive to it than others. We can adjust the machine to help manage any discomfort, and most people adapt to the tapping sensation after the first couple treatments.

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