TMS Results and Reviews - Active Recovery TMS in OR and WA

What Our Patients Say

Reviews confirm that TMS is an easily tolerated and effective method for treatment-resistant depression and OCD, with few, mild and short-lived side effects. Below are some reviews and testimonials from TMS patients, their loved ones and their providers. They can offer insight into whether TMS is right for your situation.

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“I wish I had this available years ago. I could have started to live life a long time ago. Best thing I’ve ever done for myself.”

– Debbie

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TMS has been a lifesaver and is this is the first time in my life that a depression treatment has actually worked.

– Danielle

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“It has, so far, been life-changing for me. I am figuring out how to live as a non-depressed person after a lifetime of struggle.”

-Active Recovery TMS Patient

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This has done more for my mental health than all the medications I’ve tried over the years. The staff made it a fulfilling experience.”
– Guy

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“It was transforming. I feel like my battery has been recharged. I’m able to live my life more fully again. I wish it was offered to me as a treatment option years ago.”

– Active Recovery TMS Patient

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“If your medicines and counseling haven’t been helping try adding this to your treatment plan. You may be very glad you did.”
– Darin

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“The staff here are some of the nicest, most competent people I’ve had the pleasure to be treated by.
Everyone, including the assistants, has a genuine interest in the patient’s mental health.
The technology itself is borderline miraculous and took me down from moderate-severe depression to barely mild. Plus, the entire treatment was covered by my OHP plan.”
– George

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“The team couldn’t have been more caring and compassionate through a difficult time for me. I will always be grateful for the support they provided, and the lengths they went to in helping me get the best care possible. Above and beyond.”
– Corinne

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“I walked into the office in a deep depression that had lasted 7 months, with no relief from various medications.
I left feeling as though my life had been given back to me. I have returned to all the things I love to do with energy and joy!
I am forever grateful to Active Recovery TMS and the amazing people who staff the office. I give them my highest recommendation.”
– Carole

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“I have had TMS before in another city and the experience here in Portland was vastly superior in every way.
These folks are buttoned up. If I had known how effective it was I would have done it sooner.”
– Billy

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If your suffering from depression, TMS will help you regain your happiness so you can look forward to your future!
– Shawn

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“Absolutely do not hesitate to investigate TMS if you have a troubling and hard to manage depression.”
– Roberta M.

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All the technicians were fantastic! They were personable, understanding, and knowledgeable. I am so grateful to the whole team”

– Eileen

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“I just can’t over recommend Active Recovery TMS. TMS gave me back the ability to be a happy, growing human being.”

– Amy

Active Recovery TMS – Patient outcomes

The data backs up the experience of our patients at Active Recovery TMS.

  • 79% of our patients showed a greater than 25% reduction in depression symptoms.
  • 56% of our patients experience a 50% reduction in depression.
  • 33% of our patients achieve remission and no longer experience depression symptoms.
  • Out of 300+ patients, only 5% have discontinued treatment early.

Measuring the Outcomes of TMS

We can learn the effectiveness of TMS in treating depression and depressive symptoms by using the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9). The PHQ-9 is a question-based multipurpose instrument for diagnosing, monitoring, and measuring the severity of depression. It scores the frequency of each of the nine DSM-V criteria for depression within a range of 0 (“not at all”) to 3 (“nearly every day”).

The PHQ-9 is often used as a scientific metric for the effect of a treatment on patients with major depressive disorder. Improvement over time in depressive symptoms would be indicated by progressively lower scores on the PHQ-9.

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Learn More

If you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms of depression and would like to learn more, try taking the Active Recovery Online PHQ-9 Test.

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