Beginner’s Guide to TMS
Back to Basics
Sometimes it helps to have a refresher. Today we’re going to go over the basics of TMS and the most common questions we receive about this treatment. We’ve included plenty of links to other parts of our site for more information on each point.
What Does TMS Mean?
TMS stands for transcranial magnetic stimulation. It is a form of non-invasive neuromodulation therapy approved by the FDA in 2008.
What Does TMS Do?
TMS is used to treat treatment-resistant MDD (major depressive disorder). “Treatment-resistant” refers to MDD that has previously been treated with