What is DTMS?
Deep transcranial magnetic stimulation, also known as Deep TMS (dTMS), is an in-office, FDA approved, non-drug, non-invasive treatment for people suffering from major depressive disorder (MDD) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). dTMS therapy is CE (Europe) to assist with Postpartum Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, (PTSD), other anxiety disorders, tinnitus, smoking cessation, and other neurological disorders.
Unlike regular TMS, dTMS, utilizes H coils that can penetrate the 4 cm beneath the surface of the skull. Allowing for the wider efficacy when stimulating the neuronal circuits in the prefrontal cortex, which is under functioning in people with MDD.
This low-stress procedure administers electromagnetic pulses without any sedation or anesthesia. Completed on an outpatient basis, dTMS is completed in 18-20 minutes under the supervision of the TMS coordinator. After relaxing 18-20 minutes, people undergoing the treatment are free to leave without supervision and continue living their life.