Edward Fruitman, MD
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Hewlett, NY 11557
(516) 295-4867

2013

TREATING CHRONIC PAIN WITH KETAMINE

By Christine Lin, Epoch Times | August 8, 2013 As human beings, we instinctively avoid pain—the sting of nettles, the burn of a hotplate, the pinching of door hinges. Pain is useful because it communicates immediate danger and helps us keep out of it. However, some pain is...
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NeuroStar Patient Experience Video

NeuroStar Patient Experience Video For more information on TMS Therapy or to schedule your free initial consultation with Dr. Fruitman, please contact us at South Shore Neuropsychiatric Center, (516)295-4867.
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New Studies Show Promising Support for Long-term Efficacy of TMS Therapy

Dr. Edward Fruitman, Board Certified Psychiatrist and Medical Director of South Shore Neuropsychiatric Center, is pleased to support the long-term efficacy of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) in the treatment of chronic, treatment-resistant Depression.   Dr. Edward...
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INHIBITORY RIGHT-BRAIN TMS IMPROVES LANGUAGE AFTER STROKE

Sue Hughes-Medscape(July 11, 2013) Use of inhibitory transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) over the speech area in the right side of the brain significantly improved language recovery in patients with stroke, new research shows. “The dominant language center is normally in the...
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NEW APPROACH TO DEPRESSION

By RONI CARYN RABIN Martha Rhodes experienced her first bout of depression at 13. By her late 50s, she had taken just about every antidepressant there is, including Zoloft, Lexapro and Paxil — which did the trick for many years, but had side effects — then Effexor, Lamictal,...
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BRAIN STIMULATION IMPROVES LANGUAGE RECOVERY POST-STROKE

FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) — Along with speech therapy, use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) may improve language recovery following subacute ischemic stroke, according to a small study published online June 27 in Stroke. Alexander Thiel, M.D., from...
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TMS FOR RESISTANT DEPRESSION: LONG-TERM RESULTS ARE IN

MedScape- Caroline Cassels May 24, 2013 SAN FRANCISCO — Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) appears to offer long-term efficacy in patients with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder (TR-MDD), new research shows. Presented here at the American Psychiatr...
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TMS MAY TREAT POST STROKE PAIN

May 14, 2013 (dailyRx News) Days or even weeks after a stroke, some patients experience intense pain. Medications and magnetic or electrical stimulation can help, but doctors often fail to correctly diagnose the condition. Nearly 1 in 10 individuals who have had a stroke suffer...
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TMS SHOWS PROMISE FOR NEGATIVE SCHIZOPHRENIA SYMPTOMS

Medscape: Fran Lowry(May 2, 2013)— Bilateral prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is a promising treatment for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia, new research shows. Preliminary results from a double-blind, randomized controlled trial showed that...
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