Posted on 25 September, 2018

Written by Anna Avaliani, MD

Dr.Avaliani’s state-of-the-art laser center is introducing Revolutionary Body toning and muscle building EMSCULPT technology! Lift and tone at the same time and gain energy

What is so special about EMSculpt?

It’s all about creating Supramaximal contractions!  This World’s first and only HIFEM technology is clinically proven to increase the number of muscle cells and their size in just 30 minutes

How does EMSCULPT work?

EMSCULPT is world’s first HIFEM (High Intensity Focused Electro Magnetic) device uses non- invasive technology to put muscle into an intense workout mode, which results in strengthening and building the muscle and toning it.

Who is an ideal candidate for EmSculpt?

  • The person who is already active in the gym and wants to get stronger and leaner with the help of the latest non invasive technology.
  • The person who wants a tighter, perkier, and firmer butt without ANY injections aka non surgical butt lift
  • The person who is about to have surgery and wants to preserve the muscle strength while recovering.
  • Any woman who wants to prevent her abdomen from becoming too loose after pregnancy. This is an amazing preventative mommy make over laser to help reduce abdominal muscle wall separation during pregnancy by 17%!!!

How does EMSCULPT feel?

The feeling during EMSCULPT treatment can be described as intense workout where one can feel pressure, cramping, or tingling. It’s a unique feeling that is hard to describe but it is definitely not painful. 

Which areas can EMSCULPT treat?

  • Full Abdomen
  • Upper abdomen
  • Lower abdomen
  • Thighs
  • Buttocks
  • Calfs
  • More areas to come like arms/ biceps, triceps and upper and lower back in the near future ( 2019)

How many treatments does EMSCULPT take?

The recommended treatment protocol with EMSCULPT is 4 treatment sessions spaced one week apart.  The results will be gradually noticed with each treatment session and can be maintained with regular diet and exercise lifestyle, as well as, maintenance treatments every couple of months.

How long does EMSCULPT treatment take?

Each treatment session only takes 30 minutes to complete

How does one prepare for EMSCULPT treatment?

The unique design of the device can be applied directly onto skin or can be applied you’re your clothing.

  1. Wear comfortable clothes
  2. Remove any jewelry, watches, electronic devices
  3. Use the restroom before the treatment
  4. Relax and enjoy! 

What can you expect during your EMSCULPT treatment?

On the day of the treatment, there will be photos taken on the treatment area and your initial weight.  You will be asked to lay down on the treatment table where soft Velcro belts will be placed around the treatment area.  The applicator will be placed on the treatment area and secured with the soft Velcro belt.  There are no gels or liquids used. The device can be placed over clothing and/or directly in contact with the skin. Once the treatment is started, over the first 5-10 minutes the intensity of the treatment is gradually increased to 100% and will remain the same for the remainder of the treatment. During the treatment, there will be change in phases from more intense to less intense to allow for a comfortable treatment which imitates normal workout cycle.

What are the different stages of the EMSCULPT treatment?

There is the building phase where the muscle is being put through an intense workout equivalent to 20,000 sit ups/abdominal crunches or squats in just 30-minute treatment.

Followed by tapping phase, where the muscle is allowed to rest and this decreases the post treatment soreness and/or cramping sensation. 

What should one avoid wearing or doing before EMSCULPT treatment?

Please avoid any body jewelry such as belly rings or clitoris rings. 

What are the most common side effects after EMSCULPT treatment?


What are the main contraindications to EMSCULPT treatment?

Having open wound in the treatment area

Having has recent surgery

Having metal in the treatment area (if you are treating abdomen but have metal in other parts of your body, please inform your provider about it)

Having pacemaker/defibrillator

Having electronic implantable devices in the treatment area

Can you get EMSCULPT after BBL (Brazilian Butt Lift) surgery?

Yes,  the machine works on the muscle to strengthen it and to help one maintain the BBL

(Brazilian Butt lift) results 

Can you get EMSCULPT after Sculptra Butt Enhancement?

Yes, the HIFEM technology does not affect collagen build with Sculptra Aesthetic injections. It purely works on the muscles of the buttock area.

How do I know if EMSCULPT is the right treatment for me?

Only in person consultation will help determine if you are the right candidate for the treatment. For out of town patients, Dr. Avaliani’s office offers Skype/FaceTime consultations. Please call 212-673-8888 to find out more information to book your expert consultation with the #LaserQueen of Park Ave

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