In addition to cellulite, shockwave can also be used for body contouring and improving the appearance of wrinkles, as it increases skin texture and tone. Radial acoustic waves trigger several processes including, flushing fat cells through the body’s lymphatic system and boosting collagen production. Shock wave can be used in any spot where there is fat accumulation. Improvements will be seen in as little as 2-3 weeks, with weekly session. Consider adding BallancerPro therapy for enhanced results.
Shockwave is highly effective in treating trigger points, tendinitis, bursitis, and general aches and pains. The treatment works by improving the regenerative potential, causing micro-trauma, and thereby increasing the blood flow to the damaged tissue. Shock wave is one of the most advanced and highly effective non-invasive treatment methods cleared by the FDA.
Acute conditions can be typically treated in 4 sessions, while chronic conditions may take longer. There is no down-time. There may be a temporary increase in pain, that will resolve with 24 hours. Do not use
ice as this will counter the healing process. Avoid non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Most areas of the body can be treated, 80% of patients are satisfied and clinical
studies show a 91% success rate.
Shockwave is one of the most effective treatments for cellulite. The Storz Ortho Plus 200 offers three modalities for improving the appearance of cellulite:
In studies, more than 90 percent of subjects said they would undergo the treatment again and 89 percent were satisfied with the results. Sessions take 45 minutes and are totally pain free and in fact feels like a vigorous massage. The treatment also improves the appearance of stretch marks.
Contraindications for Shockwave: Cancer, Hemophilia, Pregnancy, Active Varicose veins or Deep vein thrombosis.
Shockwave is a safe treatment with no downtime. Minimal side effects include swelling, pain (generally resolves within 24 hours), mild bruising, or numbness or tingling in the treated area.