A New Way To Feel Better

If medication hasn’t helped to relieve your symptoms of depression TMS may help.

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Happier, Healthier Tomorrows

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) can help ease your depression symptoms and improve your mood.

A New Alternative

Frustrated that medication and psychotherapy still isn’t helping your symptoms? This drug-free, FDA-approved treatment method targets your illness at its source.

Safe Results

With minor side effects that usually decrease over time and gentle, painless treatment sessions, you don’t have to worry about new or serious health concerns.

Easy Treatment

Just a few weeks of short (20-40 minute), non-invasive sessions mean you can quickly get the help you need and get back to your life.

What is TMS?

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) uses non-invasive magnetic fields to stimulate the areas in your brain affected by depression. During a session, you’ll wear a helmet equipped with electromagnetic coils to send painless pulses to precise locations of your brain.

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Find Help Here

Manuel Astruc, M.D. & Associates is the only provider in Saratoga Springs to offer TMS.

You shouldn’t have to disrupt your life to get the relief you need.

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Close to home

No need to take time off work or travel to another city for treatment. Get the help you need locally.

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Providers you trust

Since we already know you and your situation, we can streamline your experience, making it simple and easy.

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Quick and effective

In less than an hour you can start finding relief and making strides toward remission.

Find Your Way Through

When something is wrong and making it hard to function at your best, it’s easy to feel frustrated.

You find yourself asking questions like:

Why don’t I feel like myself?

Why aren’t I improving?

Can I even get better?

At Manuel Astruc MD & Associates we want you to know that change is possible!

You are not alone. Our team of experienced, ethical experts is here to help you feel your best, perform your best, and get back to enjoying life.

Let’s join forces so you can stop feeling desperate, hopeless, and alone. Together we’ll create a plan and take steps to help you feel and stay better.

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What is TMS?

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation uses non-invasive magnetic fields to stimulate the areas in your brain affected by depression.

How does it work?
During a session, you’ll wear a helmet equipped with electromagnetic coils. The electromagnet sends painless pulses to precise locations of your brain that are associated with depression.
Does it hurt?
No. You will hear a tapping or clicking sound and may feel a slight tapping motion on your forehead, but the treatment is painless. We provide earplugs to dampen the noise.
What are the side effects?
Luckily, the side effects are usually quite mild, and decrease as you go along. The most common side effects are headaches, tingling along your scalp, and facial muscle spasms during treatment. These go away shortly after each session.
Is TMS safe?
Yes. TMS is safe and approved by the FDA. It is noninvasive, and unlike other brain stimulation treatments, does not require electrodes, surgery, or anesthesia, and doesn’t cause seizures.
How long does it last?
Each treatment lasts from 20-40 minutes. Most patients are prescribed daily treatments that last from 3-9 weeks. You’ll be awake and alert during your treatment and can even drive yourself home afterward.
Does it work?

No single treatment works for everyone, but TMS has been clinically proven to help treat depression. In one study, 3 in 4 patients benefited from TMS treatment, and 1 in 2 achieved long-lasting remission from depression.

What if my depression comes back?
If your symptoms return, you can repeat your TMS treatment safely.

Want to know more?

We’d love to discuss TMS with you and determine if it’s a good fit for your need.