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Vacation-Ready Body During COVID-19

Staying safe and following CDC guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic means forgoing gym time and possibly personal training sessions too. But when it’s time for that socially distanced summer vacation, everyone still wants to look their best. Take a body-sculpting tip from our patients who are bikini-ready in the Hamptons. They have found the answer to staying toned without a single crunch or squat.

The secret is out – today’s muscle-building technologies are highly effective for creating firmer abs and butts. At Greenwich Medical Spa, we’ve been performing noninvasive fat reduction treatments for a decade, and we’ve been thrilled with two new treatments that have added muscle toning to our body-sculpting offerings.

Since we introduced Emsculpt, our patients have enjoyed a more toned appearance and have achieved significantly visible results in a short period of time.

Emsculpt uses High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic technology to cause quick muscle contractions to work your muscles harder than any workout could, increasing the number and size of muscle fibers for a more toned and lifted appearance. Emsculpt also speeds up your metabolism during treatment to burn off some fat cells.

The latest treatment from the makers of CoolSculpting uses Magnetic Muscle Stimulation technology, which sends energy into the muscle layer to cause supramaximal contractions that strengthen muscle fibers and increase muscle mass.

Emsculpt is used to help patients achieve six-pack abs or a more lifted butt. Treatments take about 30 minutes, and you come in twice a week during your initial series, which is a lot less than you would need to go to the gym. But each Emsculpt treatment is equivalent to doing 20,000 crunches or squats, just without breaking a sweat. And that is something you could never achieve in one workout.

The effectiveness of these muscle-building treatments has made them a popular solution to the gym-less COVID lifestyle. And they offer fast results just in time for your beach vacation.

Of course, you can still work out if you want to. Getting outside for a run can be a great way to relieve stress during this challenging time!

Male patient receiving an Emsculpt NEO treatment to the abdominal area.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can EMSCULPT NEO do for me?

EMSCULPT NEO is an amazing noninvasive body sculpting treatment. It’s perfect for patients who are looking to get summer body ready! With this state-of-the-art, two-in-one technology, you build muscle and burn fat at the same time! This treatment provides a 30% reduction in subcutaneous fat and 25% growth in muscle on the treated area after a recommended number of treatments.

How does EMSCULPT NEO work?

While you lie down and relax, EMSCULPT NEO sends high-intensity energies deep below your skin, making your muscles contract in a big way that is like doing thousands of crunches or squats in a few minutes. While your muscles are contracting, the energy from the applicator simultaneously sends warmth to your fat cells, heating them up to the point of destruction. So you build real muscle from the contractions while destroying fat cells that are later naturally eliminated by your body.

How many EMCULPT NEO treatments will I need?

The recommended treatment plan is 4-6 treatments, one week apart. Depending on the patient, you may see improvement in your muscle tone, core strength and posture within a few weeks. And you’ll see fat reduction continue for about 12 weeks after your last treatment.

Are there any patients for whom you do not recommend EMSCULPT NEO?

EMSCULPT NEO is great because it has been shown to be safe and approved for all body and skin types. Contraindications include hernia, recent surgery, and pregnancy, so if a patient has any of these conditions, they should wait until they don’t to get EMSCULPT NEO.

What is the difference between CoolSculpting and EMSCULPT NEO?

CoolSculpting is a well-known treatment that is excellent for reducing unwanted fat in targeted areas. EMSCULPT NEO also reduces fat, but it has the benefit of building muscle, which is what its predecessor EMSCULPT was made to do.

Which treatment you choose depends on what your body needs and your personal goals. If you have great muscle tone and only need to get rid of some extra fat in a specific area like your abdomen or below your chin, CoolSculpting is an excellent option. But if you have loss of muscle tone and need more of a lift or tightening to a certain area like your abs or butt, EMSCULPT NEO is your two-in-one solution.

What is your favorite thing about EMSCULPT NEO?

Not only is this treatment super convenient with one treatment lasting only 30 minutes, but there is also no downtime! Patients can go about their day as they normally would immediately after their visit.

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