Emsculpt – Build Muscle
Emsculpt is a non surgical body shaping and fat reduction treatment that not only reduces fat but helps to tone and strengthen the muscles in the areas treated.
Emsculpt is available at our clinics in Manchester and London Marylebone which is just a short 5 minute walk from our London Harley Street clinic. Join us for a free 15 minute trial treatment experience. Book your free consultation to find out more today.
Unlike fat reduction treatments like CoolSculpting and Liposuction which target the fat directly. Emsculpt’s fat reduction results are instead a knock on effect from what the device is doing to your muscles.
Emsculpt treatment is able to contract the muscles beyond what is possible through physical training, producing improved muscle tone and enhanced fat metabolism. The results from Emsculpt are backed by 7 clinical studies which show fat loss as well as defined and sculpted muscles to the abdomen and buttocks following a series of 4 treatments.
The following results were achieved in clinical studies on healthy patients:
- 19% reduction of fat
- 4cm /1.5-inch loss in waistline circumference
- 16% increase in muscle mass
- 11% reduction in abdominal muscle separation / diastasis recti
- 5 x increase in fat metabolism (apoptotic index increased from 19% to 92% after treatment)
- 80% patients with visible lifting effect of buttocks
- 96% patient satisfaction
“My gym instructor told me that to build muscle I would have to work out for hours every day, but with Emsculpt I’m fitter, stronger and my Pilates class was a breeze.” – Vicki
What areas can Emsculpt treatment target?
- Buttocks (Butt Lift)
- Upper Arms/Biceps/Triceps
The Emsculpt uses High Intensity Focused Electro-Magnetic Technology (HIFEM) which induces powerful supramaximal muscle contractions in the body that are not achievable through voluntary contractions that occur during exercise. These supramaximal contractions force the muscle tissue to adapt by remodelling the inner structure which results in muscle building and burning fat.
The non-invasive HIFEM (high intensity focused electromagnetic) technology is said to induce 20,000 supramaximal muscle contractions in 30 minutes.
One 30-minute procedure is equivalent to 20,000 sit-ups and squats!
- FDA Approved
- Builds muscle & burns fat
- World’s first non-invasive buttock lifting procedure
- Tested by professionals
- No downtime, no needles
- Clinical results show 19% fat loss and 16% muscle increase.
- Voted 91% Worth it rating by RealSelf’s Patient Choice Awards 2020
- NewBeauty 2019 Award Winners: Best Innovations
- Best Body Firming Treatment – Harper’s Bazaar 2019 Anti Ageing Awards
- Celebrities tone-up with EmSculpt, Read more in our article
Patients will attend their Emsculpt clinic for a free consultation with one of our Emsculpt experts. They will assess your suitability for treatment and go through information about the treatment to help you feel more informed in making your decision to go ahead with treatment.
What happens during an Emsculpt treatment?
When you attend clinic for your Emsculpt treatment you will have a flat treatment paddle applied to the area being treated whilst you get comfy on the treatment bed. The practitioner will start the treatment at a low intensity and will work to increase this to 100 as you continue your treatment and treatment sessions.
The treatment can feel intense as the paddle will hold your stomach rigid for seconds at a time with periods of relaxed tapping in-between. After 30 minutes, your treatment will be complete, and you will be able to leave and continue with your everyday activities.
How Long Does It Take to Recover From Emsculpt treatment?
Emsculpt treatment does not require any downtime. Patients may feel sore and sensitive in the treatment area, but this will be similar to the feeling after an intense workout.
What are the results after Emsculpt treatment?
The results following Emsculpt treatment are best seen following a course of 4 treatments. Many patients are able to feel the results of treatment after their first treatment. The first signs of treatment will be noticing more strength when it comes to exercise, being able to hold a plank or squat for longer than they are used to for example. Visible results from treatment are best seen 2-4 weeks following the last treatment session and these will continue to improve in the weeks following.
How is Emsculpt different to going to the gym?
Emsculpt treatment contracts 100% of the muscle for 100% of the time you are having treatment. When you are at the gym, you usually contract around 35-40% or a professional athlete may contract up to 55% so it results in a much more focused and stronger work out that would be physically impossible to replicate in the gym yourself.
Who is suitable for Emsculpt treatment?
Emsculpt treatment is best suited to patients who are looking to reduce fat and build muscle. It is best performed on patients who have stubborn areas of pinchable fat.
Emsculpt is not suitable for anyone with medical implants such as pacemakers, cardiac defibrillators or women who are breastfeeding or are or may be pregnant.
To find out whether you are suitable for Emsculpt treatment visit us for a consultation with one of our Emsculpt trained Clinical Practitioners.
Does the Emsculpt procedure hurt?
The Emsculpt procedure is not designed to be painful however due to the treatment targeting the muscles it can feel like an intense workout. Patients are laid down during the procedure to help them feel relaxed.
Will I be sore after Emsculpt treatment?
When you visit the gym you will be working different muscle groups which can rip and then heal back together which is often what causes muscle soreness or delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) in the days following your workout. Soreness can also be a result of a build-up of lactic acid.
Following Emsculpt treatment you may feel slightly tender in the area that was treated but not like muscle soreness you experience following a workout at the gym.
How long does Emsculpt treatment take?
The treatment time required for Emsculpt with vary depending on the treatment area. In most cases the treatment will take 20 – 30 minutes. The best results are seen after 4 treatment sessions spaced 2-3 days apart so patients should allow 120 minutes of their time for treatment.
What is the downtime following Emsculpt?
There is no downtime associated with Emsculpt. Some patients may feel sensitive in the areas treated following the procedure similar to how they would feel after an intensive gym session but not as intense.
You will be able to return to work immediately following the procedure.
When will I see the results from Emsculpt treatment?
The results from Emsculpt will vary on alot of factors such as age, physical condition and BMI.
Patients will be able to feel the results from Emsculpt after their first treatment. Visible results are best seen 2-4 weeks following the last treatment session and these will continue to improve in the weeks following.
Are the results from Emsculpt permanent?
The results from Emsculpt can be maintained in patients who continue to follow a healthy lifestyle routine. The fat cells that have been destroyed by the increase in fat metabolism will be permanent unless there is significant weight gain which can cause the remaining cells to grow again.
We recommend one Emsculpt treatment every 3-6 months to help maintain the results in muscle tone.
What are the benefits after the Emsculpt treatment?
Emsculpt can provide more benefits to patients aside from fat reduction and muscle building.
Patients who have had their abdomen treated will find their posture will improve and any lower back pain is reduced.
Regular gym goers may find they are able to hold a plank for longer, lift more or even squat heavier and just feel their core strength is improved.
Patients who are regular runners or swimmers may find they can perform faster due to a strengthened core too.
Emscupt can also help to reduce delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) or muscle fatigue.
Can Emsculpt help with diastasis recti?
Emsculpt is really effective at improving muscle tone and burning fat but it can also be used to help improve diastasis recti. Diastasis recti or rectus abdominis diastasis is common in women post-pregnancy. The pressure on the stomach from pregnancy can cause the abdominal muscles to stretch and separate causing a bulge in the stomach. In most cases the muscles are eventually able to shrink back to their original shape but for some this does not happen.
Previously surgery was the only way to rectify this issue which can cause a significant amount of unwanted downtime. Emsculpt offers the first non-surgical means of improving this condition boasting a 11% reduction in abdominal muscle separation.
To find out more about Emsculpt treatment for diastasis recti, please contact us to book a consultation with one of our expert Emsculpt practitioners.
How much does Emsculpt cost?
The cost of Emsculpt treatment starts from £1,800 for a course for 4.
Please ask about our post Liposuction and post Coolsculpt treatment packages.
Emsculpt Before and After Photos Results
*Individual results may vary. Emsculpt is not a weight loss
procedure and should not replace a healthy diet and active lifestyle.
Images unretouched. Images courtesy of BTL.