Rapid Depression Relief with Stanford's SAINT Treatment


Here at Houston West TMS we have been doing intermittent Theta Burst treatments for years. We use the standard method of locating the correct area of the Dorsal Prefrontal Cortex to focus our treatment on since we do not have access to the neuroimaging capabilities of a research medical center, like Stanford.  We have been achieving similar results but not in 5 days. The SAINT protocol is 10 treaments a day, every hour. It is not FDA approved and not covered by insurance.  We would be happy to assess you to see if you are a candidate for our protocol which is usually covered by insurance. 

William Drell, MD Houston West TMS and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Our practice is continually monitoring the CDC Guidelines and recommendations from Brainsway and will adjust precautions as necessary to ensure the safety of our patients. We are enforcing recommended Social Distancing s for patients and staff throughout our office and waiting room. Our TMS device is being thoroughly disinfected between sessions, with special attention being paid to surfaces that come into direct contact with patients or operators including the helmet and chair. We are also regularly disinfecting commonly touched surfaces including door handles, light switches and countertops, etc. The office building has implemented extra deep cleaning and more frequent cleansing of bathrooms and water fountains. Any patients who are experiencing symptoms of fever, cough or shortness of breath or who have been exposed to someone diagnosed with COVID-19 should notify our staff before coming in for their TMS treatment so we can decide the treatment options.

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