CREDENTIALS

CREDENTIALS

ACREDITACIONES EN COSTA RICA

Transcraneal magnetic stimulation has been approved by the FDA in 2008 for drug resistant depression; this was possible thanks to rigorous investigation by the National Institute of Health of the United States, NIH. Likewise it also certified by the International Psychiatric Community and the Costa Rica´s Ministry of Health.

In May 2015, The Magstim Company LTD, manufacturer of our Rapid 2, received the FDA authorization to commercialize the Magstim Rapid2 therapy as treatment of Drug Resistant Mayor Depression in the United States.

Our directors are distinguished psychiatrists and physical therapists with a doctoral degree on neurologic rehabilitation. Beyond their medical preparation, they received their qualifications on TMS in Harvard and Mind Care Centers in Vancouver, Canada.

TMS Costa Rica was founded in 2006 and has a casuistry of more than 500 patients.

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The treatment has been utilized for several years with a high successful rate in Europe, United States, Canada, Australia, Israel and in Latin America Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Costa Rica. In these countries TMS treatment has been approved by not only for depression, but for other psychiatric and neurologic conditions.

Since 2006, as a private clinic TMS has been exclusively applied in Central America by the TMS Costa Rica Clinic located in San José, Costa Rica.

Neuro FT Clinic is specialized in neurologic rehabilitation, also certified by the Costarrican Ministry of Health.  Dr. Lisa Riggioni Meyers, D.T.F. and Neuro FT director is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association of The United States and has been certified by the APTA as a Specialist in Neurorehabilitation.

TMS EQUIPMENT

The Magstim Rapid² repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator (rTMS) device is a highly effective non-invasive biphasic magnetic stimulator developed as a result of extensive research. It is able to maintain a consistent pulse amplitude/frequency during the delivery of stimulation trains through Single Pulse, Repetitive, Burst, and Session modes of operation.

This equipment consists of a capacitor that generates a great electromagnetic field that is connected to an “8” shaped coil. The coil is used to apply this magnetism to certain coordinates on the skull of the patient.

For more information of the equipment visit: www.magstim.com.

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