A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s brings many changes – both for those with the disease and for their families.
Despite the best efforts of medical science, Alzheimer’s remains incurable. However, some progress has already been made in the fight against this condition. Drugs can help stabilize mental performance and slow the progression of symptoms. As well as medicinal treatment, many concomitant therapies are in use today aimed at promoting sufferers’ mental faculties or preserving these capabilities for as long as possible, improving overall quality of life and thus relieving the burden on relatives.
This homepage introduces a modern therapeutic procedure that has only recently become available – Transcranial Pulse Stimulation (TPS®).
At a glance: Key facts about TPS®
- Used in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s
- Objective: to promote/maintain the mental capabilities of people with Alzheimer’s disease
- Acoustic pulses generated outside the body are introduced specifically into the brain regions requiring treatment.
- Treatment on an outpatient basis
- Pain-free and straightforward
- Average treatment duration 30 minutes per session; a course of treatment involves 6 sessions over 2 weeks