How many of us suffer from body aches and pain? Particularly in the back, shoulders and neck area… As technicians who lean over our clients all day, our staff (and the clients we work on) have reported crazy and amazing pain relief from the strengthening of muscles in our core, glutes, biceps and triceps. How is that happening? Read on…
How Does the Emsculpt Work?
Emsculpt is based on high-intensity focused electromagnetic energy. A single Emsculpt session causes thousands of powerful muscle contractions which are extremely important in improving the tone and strength of your muscles.
These powerful induced muscle contractions not achievable through voluntary contractions. The muscle tissue is forced to adapt to such extreme condition. It responds with a deep remodeling of its inner structure that results in muscle building and sculpting your body.
Emsculpt builds muscle while simultaneously putting you in a hypermetabolic state, causing you to burn fat and lose inches.
For a more in depth explanation of how it works, read our other blog about the Emsculpt:
How Does the Emsculpt Alleviate Pain?
The Emsculpt works all the muscle groups in a treated area simultaneously, building strength that better supports the body. If you work out your abs or glutes for example, you can alleviate pain in the back and lower back. This machine work these groups out more effectively and efficiently. A single Abdominal treatment is the same as doing 20,000 crunches in 30 minutes. This level of muscle building cannot be done by our human body without the device.
From Oxford Health: “Physical activity and exercise programmes are increasingly being promoted and offered in various healthcare systems, and for a variety of chronic pain conditions.”
With Emsculpt we can safely work out the muscles without causing strain in the body. This device is safe for anyone from 18 to 80 years old.
With greater strength comes better support mechanisms. If your Abs are stronger, they better support your back. When your Glutes are better built, they better support your low back, hips and legs. If your Triceps and Biceps are more powerful, they take extra pressure off your neck and shoulders.
What Are Some Examples of What We Are Seeing?
Client With Scoliosis
One of our clients with scoliosis and chronic pain treated her Abs and Glutes. Her original goal was toning these areas to look better but we had a surprising side effect. She completely lost her chronic back pain due to scoliosis. She was a weekly or twice a week regular at her Chiropractor. After doing her initial treatments, she’s now down to every other month or once-a-quarter visits due to lack of pain. She can literally tell when it’s time to get her maintenance done with the Emsculpt because her pain begins to return.
Male Client With Chronic Back Pain
A male client of ours with chronic and sometimes debilitating back pain has gone from regularly throwing out his back to pain free in the six months since he did his original treatments. He had a tremendous reduction in his waist size as well, losing several inches, which also helps with back pain. He’s been delighted by his appearance and his tremendous pain reduction. He did not change his diet or increase his exercise during this time frame.
My Own Personal Experience
As an Esthetician, bending over clients for 19 years, I have suffered from chronic neck and shoulder pain caused by my job. I’m besties with my Chiropractor and Massage Therapist as they have helped me work all these years through the pain of the job. I decided to try the Emsculpt on my arms (treating bicep and tricep) to help with pain in those areas. My personal experience is AMAZING. I feel tremendously better and am even able to do services that I haven’t been able to do in years without pain. I’m super happy with the way my arms look as well. It’s been a minute since I’ve had this much definition.
Client With Post-Pregnancy Diastasis Recti
We had a client with a minor issue of separation in her ab muscles due to her c-sections. The Emsculpt Ab treatment did a great job of knitting those muscles back together for her. Before her treatment she could fit her fingers into the space in her abdomen. After she couldn’t do it at all. There’s generally no pain with Diastasis Recti but she was so happy that everything was tighter and locked closer together after her series of four treatments.
For more information about the FDA clearance for this issue, read on here:
The Emsculpt is a revolutionary device that can definitely make you look better, but it also can make you FEEL better! If you get the chance to check it out, we definitely recommend it!
-Jennifer is a blogger, mom and owner of Elemental Esthetics in St Louis, MO
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