A majority of people today are struggling with body issues like stubborn fatty deposits and sagging skin. You may have tried every kind of diet program and exercised every day but some of these areas do not budge at all. Even when you are at your ideal weight, there might be areas like the bulging abdomen, muffin top, or love handles that just do not get into shape. This is when you can look at the various body sculpting procedures designed to help you deal with these problem areas.
The two most popular noninvasive options on the market today are Emsculpt and CoolSculpting. The results from both these procedures are very different. In fact, Emsculpt can be used as a follow up to CoolSculpting once the fat is removed. Both the treatments are FDA approved and have proven safety.
What is Emsculpt?
Emsculpt is the latest technique that helps you contour your buttocks and abdomen. Electromagnetic energy is applied in the areas of treatment. This energy is high in intensity and focused. This results in strong muscle contraction which is equivalent to you doing thousands of crunches. Your Emsculpt procedure will lead to the muscles toning up and an increase in metabolism so that you see definition in spots where fat was bothering you before.
What is CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting helps you achieve a trim and toned appearance as well. A handheld device delivers cooling technology to the problem area in order to freeze the fat cells. Once the fat cells are destroyed, they get naturally eliminated by your body over time. It may take months to see your final results from the procedure, but after this time you can experience a slimmer figure.
Emsculpt Vs. CoolSculpting – a difference in the science
The main difference between the two procedures is to do with the muscles and fat cells. The electromagnetic energy of the Emsculpt stimulates your muscles and firms up your body. Each 30-minute session that you undergo induces the energy of about 20,000 supramaximal contractions. These contractions lead to rapid metabolism in the fat cells which both burns the fat and strengthens your muscles without causing any damage to the surrounding tissue.
CoolSculpting, on the other hand, freezes the fat cells by the process known as cryolipolysis. In about 8 to 12 weeks, the natural elimination process of your body gets rid of these cells.
Emsculpt Vs. CoolSculpting – a difference in candidates
Where CoolSculpting is a procedure for fat loss, Emsculpt is a more appropriate procedure for muscle toning. This means that almost everybody is a good candidate for CoolSculpting. However, a good candidate for Emsculpt should be active, with a lower BMI (Body Mass Index), and should be at their ideal weight.
Emsculpt Vs. CoolSculpting – a difference in treatment areas
As of now, Emsculpt has only been approved for use on the buttocks and abdomen by the FDA. On the other hand, CoolSculpting makes use of several changeable applicators that treats most body parts like your abdomen, inner thighs, arms, armpits, back and double chin.
Emsculpt Vs. CoolSculpting – a difference in results
Your physician will recommend 4 treatment sessions of 30 minutes each within 2 weeks. Your results from Emsculpt are temporary and you will see them between 2 to 4 weeks after your fourth session. It is necessary that you keep up with your treatments every 6 months to maintain your beautiful results. Emsculpt helps to remove up to 19% of fat from the area of treatment and increases your muscle mass by about 16%.
CoolSculpting offers you stunning and permanent results since the fat cells are destroyed. However, you must maintain your results with a controlled diet and regular exercise. You can reduce up to 23% fat in the treated area within 3 months of your session. Multiple sessions are not required for achieving your results.