Widely known as an effective device in the treatment of muscular pathologies, tendinitis, plantar fasciitis or even erectile dysfunction, shockwave system is also a very effective technology in various aesthetics problems such as cellulitis, fat accumulate and stretch marks.
What Is Shockwave Therapy?
Shockwave,it's a low energy radial waves scientifically proved to have a large impact on collagen structure and the skin connective tissue, improving blood circulation and the metabolism of fat cells. The mechanical massage effect reduces the edema and improves the lymphatic drainage of toxins. It stimulates collagen formation, while the skin becomes more elastic and its firmness is visible after only a few treatments.
How To Do The Treatment?
1. Clean t he treatment part, then put some gel.
Sufficient amount of gel is necessary to transfer the acoustic waves efficiently and smoothly.
2. Select the appropriate adapter according to the treated area.
3. Adjust suitable frequency and energy. It is better to test from the lowest one.
4. The beautician hold the work handle, then operate on the treated area.
How Many Treatments I Need?
Normally, 3-5 treatments is ok. The detailed number of treatments depending on the personal indication and tissue response. The effect of the treatment is cumulative, very often though, you will experience relief right after the first treatment.
--How often will i need the treatment?
Most shockwave treatment data shows that it is ok to have 3-5 treatments in 3-10days. You can also add the treatment according to your tolerance and tissue response.
--Will i feel any pain?
Most patients will get an immediate pain relief following the treatment. However, within 2–4 hours after the treatment, they may experience some soreness in the treated area. This soreness has been reported as tolerable and not limiting.
--Are there any restriction after the treatment?
It is recommended that patients reduce the physical activity, avoid to involve the treated region, for about 48 hours following each treatment session.
--Dose the treatment hurt?
You may feel a slight discomfort during the treatment, which depending on the level of pain you are already experienced in the area. The treatment will last 5~10 minutes, so most of the patients can stand the discomfort. Besides, the frequency and intensity can be adjusted. So you can ask the beautician to adjust one suitable frequency and intensity for you.