What Is Emsculpt?
Emsculpt is a game-changing treatment developed by BTL to build muscle mass and destroy unwanted fat. The first device to simultaneously deliver HIFEM and radiofrequency energies, Emsculpt is a unique body contouring treatment that involves no downtime, surgery or pain.
High Intensity Focused Electromagnetic Energy
Through the delivery of thousands of electrical pulses, HIFEM energy works to rapidly contract the muscle fibres in the treated area. In fact, Emsculpt treatments induce approximately 20,000 supramaximal contractions per session, which is simply impossible to achieve through exercise alone. This forces the muscles to adapt, leading to an increase in the number and size of muscle fibres and cells. According to clinical studies, this can increase muscle volume by up to 25 percent.
Simultaneously, radiofrequency energy is delivered to rapidly heat the temperature of the muscles by several degrees. Such energy helps prepare the muscles for electromagnetic muscle contractions and quickly seeps into the subcutaneous fat tissues. This results in apoptosis: the fat cells are permanently damaged and eventually expelled from the body. According to clinical studies, this can reduce up to 30 percent of fat in the treated area.
Many patients begin to feel the results of their Emsculpt treatments immediately after their first session. However, these results will only continue to improve in the following weeks. After you have completed your course of treatments, you can expect a dramatic increase in muscle tone and a noticeable reduction in fat. You may also feel physically stronger when you resume your regular exercise routines.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Emsculpt treatments are completely non-invasive, and most patients describe them as being relatively comfortable. We recommend coming to your session with an empty stomach and bladder. During your treatment, we will strap a paddle around your targeted area, through which HIFEM and radiofrequency energy will be delivered. While treatments should not be painful, you may experience intense muscle contractions and a slight heating sensation in the treated area, similar to a hot stone massage. Treatments last just 30 minutes, after which you can resume your regular activities.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
If you are looking to reduce stubborn fat and add definition to your abdomen, arms, thighs, calves or buttocks, Emsculpt treatments may be the ideal solution for you. Treatments are suitable for patients with a BMI of up to 35. Please keep in mind that Emsculpt is a body contouring treatment rather than a weight loss procedure, meaning that a healthy diet and exercise habits are required for the best results.
While every patient is different, many begin to experience noticeable results within two to four weeks after completing their treatment sessions. These results will only improve over time as the body eliminates the destroyed fat cells.
To achieve the best results, most patients require a course of four treatments, spaced one week apart. To maintain this, many patients opt to have one to two additional treatments yearly.
Once fat cells have been destroyed by Emsculpt treatments, they cannot return. However, if you were to gain weight following your treatments, your remaining fat cells may grow, potentially reversing your results.
A gain in muscle mass is not permanent, however periodic follow-up treatments or commitment to a diet and exercise routine can help you maintain your results.
There is absolutely no downtime following an Emsculpt treatment. You are free to resume all daily activities immediately after treatment.
At Inigo Cosmetic, we customise our treatments to each individual patient. Depending on the severity of your personal body concerns, you may require more or less Emsculpt treatments. To receive a detailed cost breakdown, please get in touch to book a consultation at Inigo Cosmetic.