TMS now available in Mount Eliza and Mornington –
What is TMS?
Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) is a medication free, non-invasive treatment that is now available at our clinics on the Mornington Peninsula. TMS is now under the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for eligible patients with diagnosed medication-resistant major depressive disorder.
Clinical studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of TMS in the treatment of depression, particularly in patients who have not responded well to anti-depressant medication.
TMS is a non-invasive treatment delivered by an external magnetic coil placed lightly touching the scalp. The coil sends repetitive electromagnetic pulses to stimulate neuron activity in specific surface areas of the brain that regulate mood.
TMS is a recognised treatment for depression by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP Position Statement 79 – Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation).
Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) therapy services has recently been added to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for eligible patients with diagnosed medication-resistant major depressive disorder, for more information please see HERE.
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9:00am – 3:00pm
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135 Mount Eliza Way, Mount Eliza VIC, 3930
1293 Nepean Hwy, Mount Eliza
Phone: (03) 5972 2444
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