Emsculpt Facts

This Emsculpt Facts Report has been compiled by the Body Contouring Academy using exclusively information found on the Emsculpt manufacturer website(s) and video(s).  Links to these website(s) and video(s) are provided at the end of this report.

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Emsculpt facts


Strengthening, toning, and firming muscles

Mechanism of action

High-intensity focused electromagnetic energy

How it works

Causes supramaximal muscle contractions that are not achievable through voluntary  contractions.  Produces both muscle hypertrophy (increase in muscle volume) and muscle hyperplasia (increase in number of muscle fibers).

FDA Cleared

Yes, for strengthening, toning and firming of muscles.

Fat destruction or fat cell breakdown

Reduces subcutaneous fat deposits with the increased metabolism brought about by the supramaximal muscle contractions.

Areas of the body**

  • Abdominals
  • Buttocks
  • Arms
  • Calves
  • Thighs

**cleared for treatment as per manufacturer’s Emsculpt facts

Body contouring to abdominals
body contouring treatment to the buttocks
back of arms treatment area for non-invasive body contouring
body contouring to thighs

Treatment time

Each treatment session is 30 minutes long.

What should the patient expect during treatment

The patient lays down during the treatment session. The procedure feels like an intensive workout.

# treatments needed

Typically 4 treatment sessions scheduled 2 - 3 days apart. The provider creates treatment plans customized to the patient goals.

Treatment visit frequency

Treatments are usually scheduled 2 - 3 days apart.


No downtime.

When to resume normal activities

The patient can resume normal activities immediately.

When will results be seen

The patient will feel tangible results after the first treatment session. Positive results are usually reported 2-4 weeks after the last treatment session. These results continue to improve for several weeks following treatments.

How long will results last

Results are believed to last about 4 - 6 months. Maintenance treatments 2 - 3 times per year are recommended.

Marketing message for consumers/prospective patients

Build muscle. Sculpt your body.

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*Information contained in this Emsculpt Report was taken exclusively from the manufacturer’s product website(s) and video(s) for the purpose of serving as a resource material for aesthetic professionals. It is not intended to promote, criticize or otherwise comment on the device, and does not reflect the opinion(s) of the Body Contouring Academy.