About TMS

TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) is a non-invasive treatment that is used for the treatment of major depression. During treatment, a coil is placed on the scalp that sends magnetic currents to the part of the brain that regulates emotions. It works equally and often better than anti-depressant medication alone. It has significantly fewer side effects than traditional medication used to treat depression. It is FDA approved for major depression in adults and there is peer reviewed, evidence based-based research to support its use for PTSD, OCD and adolescent depression.


100% FDA Appoved

At Park Avenue TMS, our patients live their best life side effect and drug free. Many people who suffer from depression look to commonly used prescription medication, just to get through the day. To be effective, prescription depression medication must be taken consistently, continuously, and is accompanied by undesirable side effects. Although some TMS patients may experience temporary scalp discomfort during treatment, the 100% FDA approved TMS treatment is virtually side effect free.

  • Prescription Drugs

    Daily Prescription Pills
    • Insomnia
    • Headache/Migrane
    • Blurred Vision
    • Dry Mouth
    • Fatigue
    • Weight Gain
    • Nausea
    • GI Distress
    • Sexual Dysfunction
  • TMS Therapy

    No Systemic Side Effects
    Scalp Pain or Discomfort

4.5 million

4.5 million people in the United States who have depression don’t benefit from antidepressants.

In 2008

In 2008, TMS was approved by the FDA as an alternative treatment to traditional anti-depressant medicaion.

1.5 million

1.5 million TMS treatments have been delivered to 60,000 patients to date.

in 19 minutes

Treatment is delivered in 19 minutes.

How effective is TMS treatment?

30 clinical trials with 2,000 patients showed TMS to be effective for treating depression

In a real world naturalistic study, 58% of patients treated with TMS experienced significant improvement1

37% of people treated with TMS found relief from their depression symptoms2

People treated with TMS were 2-4 times more likely to achieve remission from depression symptoms, compared to people treated with antidepressants alone3

62.5% of people treated with TMS who experienced relief continued to show improvement after 1 year4

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