TMS is a proven treatment that helps facilitate recovery and healing and we are committed to working with local psychiatrists, psychologists and therapists to expand access to this treatment option throughout south central Alaska.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (PRWEB) July 11, 2018
Achieve TMS, the nation’s most experienced provider of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), is partnering with TMS Center of Alaska to offer state-of-the-art technology and depression treatment at its centers in Anchorage and Wasilla (http://www.achievetms.com/alaska) beginning Monday July 9.
“With lifetime prevalence of depression in the United States estimated be approximately 17% and the tragic rise in national suicide rates, there is a great need for effective treatments that are proven to make a difference in the battle against this debilitating disease," said Robert Long MD, medical director of TMS Center of Alaska. “Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is approved by the FDA and well-documented as an effective tool. TMS is a proven treatment that helps facilitate recovery and healing and we are committed to working with local psychiatrists, psychologists and therapists to expand access to this treatment option throughout south central Alaska.”
TMS works by administering magnetic pulses through a coil on the scalp that targets neural activity in and around the mood center of the brain. The magnetic fields induce electrical currents that stimulate under-active neurons, helping to reset brain chemistry, resulting in improved sleep, concentration and overall mood. Treatment is safe, non-invasive and highly effective for those who are treatment resistant and/or have experienced little or no relief from medication.
In more than 60 clinical studies worldwide, TMS has consistently demonstrated statistically significant response and remission rates. The therapy is well tolerated by patients, causing no adverse effects. Treatment sessions are prescribed five days per week for six weeks, with each session lasting 20 minutes. There is no sedation involved, no significant side effects and no down time.
Achieve TMS Center of Alaska is located at the Alaska Regional Hospital campus in Anchorage at 2741 De Barr Road Suite 411 and at 1981 E. Palmer Wasilla Highway, Suite 230 in Wasilla. For more information or to arrange a complimentary consultation please contact info(at)achievetms.com, call 844-I-LUV-TMS or visit http://www.achievetms.com/alaska