Acoustic Wave Therapy
Acoustic wave therapy in beauty is used for inch loss breaking up fat , toning and reduction of cellulite. Shock waves strengthen the fibers between fat cells help to smooth cellulite affected areas firm the skin and tone muscles tighten loose areas by improving elasticity
What does the treatment involve?
the applicator over the skin emits pressure waves that activate the connective tissue at high frequencies which smooths out cellulite and improves skin quality. This takes about 3 minutes per area.
How long does the treatment take?
This very much depends upon the size of the area To treat full thighs and buttocks is about 45 to60 minutes. In this time the muscles will be toned, loose skin tightened and cellulite broken down.
How many sessions are required?
An initial course of 10 sessions is required, twice weekly. Maintenance is required once every three months.
What areas can be treated?
The thighs and buttocks are the most popular areas to be treated. The upper arms can also be treated as well as stretch marks on the stomach.
Client advice after treatment
At all times you should drink at least 2 litres of water daily, exercise to burn up the broken down fat and cellulite, and reduce intake of fatty foods. What trials have there been to evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment. Two studies were carried out in Switzerland by Dr. Christ on 120 women, these were the results. Skin tightening improved by up to 110%
Average inch loss was 3 inches, without changes in diet or exercise. Cellulite reduction was over 50% improvement.
Why is it unique?
No other system has a cellular effect; it affects fat cells in the subcutaneous tissue as well as muscles. The pressure waves penetrate an inch deep into tissue, which has a beneficial effect on fat, muscle and skin.