The Fisher Wallace Stimulator® is cleared by the FDA to treat depression, as well as anxiety and insomnia. Used for 20 minutes, once or twice a day, the device works by stimulating the brain to produce serotonin and melatonin while lowering cortisol. The device is comfortable to use and reduces symptoms for the majority of patients within two-to-four weeks of daily use. Do not reduce or cease taking antidepressant medication without first consulting with your doctor.
The Fisher Wallace Stimulator® treats depression and anxiety by stimulating the brain to produce serotonin and melatonin while reducing cortisol (the stress hormone) and calming the brain's Default Mode Network. The device is effective in treating the following symptoms of depression and anxiety:
- Decreased energy and fatigue
- Oversleeping or insomnia
- Persistent sadness
- Feelings of hopelessness
- Feelings of worthlessness and/or helplessness
- Loss of interest in activities and hobbies, including sex
- Restlessness and irritability
- Chronic and unsubstantiated worry
- Repeated, random panic attacks
These symptoms are commonly associated with Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Persistent Depressive Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
Easy to Use
The device is extremely easy to use and the stimulation feels pleasant during the 20-minute treatment session, often causing the patient to feel immediately relaxed. Patients may read a book, watch TV, use the computer or engage in other quiet activities during the treatment session.
The Fisher Wallace Stimulator® treats insomnia by stimulating the brain to produce serotonin and melatonin while reducing cortisol (the stress hormone) and calming the brain's Default Mode Network. The device is effective in treating the following types of insomnia:
- Chronic Insomnia: Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep three or more nights per week.
- Onset Insomnia: Difficulty falling asleep at the beginning of the night.
- Comorbid Insomnia: Insomnia that occurs in conjunction with depression or anxiety.
- Maintenance Insomnia: Difficulty staying asleep through the night (waking up often or waking up too early).
- Acute Insomnia: Temporary difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep as the result of traveling or a life event.
Easy to Use
The device is extremely easy to use and the stimulation feels pleasant during the 20-minute treatment session, often causing the patient to feel immediately relaxed. To treat insomnia, patients use the device for 20 minutes before bedtime. If you do not suffer from insomnia and only use the device to treat depression or anxiety, the device will not make you drowsy.
Doctor & Patient Testimonials
Does it work? Columbia University psychiatrist Richard P. Brown says he has used the device with 400 severely depressed patients and that more than 70% find relief -- about twice the rate of anti-depressants.
– The Wall Street Journal
Treat Symptoms with Medical-Grade Technology
Designed collaboratively by world-class engineers and doctors, the Fisher Wallace Stimulator® uses proprietary waveforms to gently stimulate the brain to produce serotonin and other neurochemicals responsible for healthy mood and sleep. Proven safe and effective in multiple published studies, the device is cleared by the FDA to treat depression, anxiety and insomnia.
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Medical Advisory Board
Compare the Fisher Wallace Stimulator® to Drug Therapy, TMS, ECT and tDCS for the treatment of depression, anxiety, insomnia and chronic pain.
|TMS||Drug Therapy||ECT||tDCS||Fisher Wallace Stimulator®|
|Indicated for Depression||No|
Indicated for Insomnia
Indicated for Anxiety
Indicated for Pain
|Free of Serious Side Effects||No||No|
|Use at Home||No||No||No|
|30-Day Return / Refund Policy||No||No||No||No|
Return Policy & Insurance Reimbursement
Customers who purchase the Fisher Wallace Stimulator® for $699 may return it for a refund within 30 days of receipt. Fisher Wallace applies a 10% restocking fee (an industry standard for durable medical equipment) and does not refund the cost of shipping. Refunds are mailed by check five weeks after receipt of a fully functioning device.
Click here to return your device for a refund.
Insurance Reimbursement Process
The Fisher Wallace Stimulator® has been approved by Medicaid in Maine (MaineCare); if you reside in Maine and receive Medicaid benefits, click here for more information. Many private insurance companies, such as Aetna, United Healthcare and Blue Cross, reimburse patients for the purchase of the Fisher Wallace Stimulator® when the device is used for the treatment of chronic or acute pain. Fisher Wallace does not process reimbursement claims on behalf of patients and recommends that patients contact their insurance provider to confirm coverage details. A letter of medical necessity may be required to obtain coverage. You may download a template of this letter. For more information on the reimbursement process, please click here.