My Personal Experience with TruSculpt and EmSculpt for Body Toning, Sculpting and Contouring

Everyone has different body goals. As you tone and contour and work toward your ideal shape, I recommend adding non-surgical body treatments like EmSculpt (which helps build muscle fibre) and truSculpt (which fights fat). These two treatments target different needs, but together offer incredible results! For anyone wondering what it really looks and feels like to get these treatments, one of our patients kindly agreed to share her past experience. Here is what she had to say…

How did you first hear about EmSculpt and truSculpt and what made you want to try these body treatments?

I first heard about the benefits of both procedures through friends but I was already familiar with the idea of ‘body contouring’ because I love to follow new advances in non-surgical aesthetic treatments. When I met with Dr. Nussbaum and her team about getting these treatments done, I was immediately made to feel at ease and knew I wanted to move forward.

What areas did you have treated?

I treated my stomach with truSculpt and my buttocks/backside with EmSculpt.

What were some of your concerns/questions before getting each procedure done and how were they resolved/answered?

One thing I was concerned about was discomfort. How painful would these treatments be? I had tried CoolSculpting over the years and found it to be very uncomfortable.

When I tried truSculpt I was surprised by how manageable it was. I barely felt anything and could have easily napped or read a book throughout the procedure – that was a first! It was also remarkably short. 15 minutes, maybe? I loved how I could get in and get out so quickly and get on with my day.

As for the EmSculpt, at first it was a very weird sensation but once I got used to it it was very tolerable. I have one session left in my package of four and I am already considering getting it done on my stomach too (I’m ready for a 6 pack!).

What was the downtime like — any at all?

I was pleased to discover that there was zero downtime!

What about the results?

I can already see a huge difference in my stomach from the truSculpt treatment. I can’t wait to continue to see changes.

How would you describe each treatment to a friend?

A must! Defying gravity! Just do it!

A few details about EmSculpt and truSculpt from Dr. Marnie Nussbaum:

How does EmSculpt work and what are the benefits?

  • EmSculpt uses non-invasive HIFEM® (High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic) technology to induce supramaximal muscle contractions not achievable through voluntary contractions (i.e. exercise). When the body is exposed to these types of contractions, the muscle tissue is forced to adapt. This creates a deep remodeling of its inner structure that results in muscle building and a resculpting of the body.
  • This procedure is clinically proven to increase muscle mass by up to 16% and reduce fat by up to 19% while helping to refine your desired muscle definition.

How does truSculpt work and what are the benefits?

  • truSculpt works through an ‘innovative monopolar radiofrequency’ technology – which targets fat tissue, heats it, and eliminates that fat permanently through the body’s natural processes over several weeks.
  • On average, patients will experience a 24% fat reduction in the target area over 3 months.

Why get these treatments together?

While truSculpt and EmSculpt are fantastic treatments on their own, there are benefits to getting both treatments done to maximize results. While truSculpt helps to non-invasively eliminate deep fat tissue, EmSculpt complements this by building and defining muscle fibres for a stronger, leaner frame.

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Marnie B. Nussbaum, M.D., FAAD, is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in non-invasive aesthetic rejuvenation.

There is not a more caring, more attentive, smarter dermatologist than Dr Marnie Nussbaum. I trust her implicitly with anything and highly recommend her.

— Carolyn Rosen


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