Frequently Asked Questions about
Emsculpt Treatment

What is the Emsculpt

Emsculpt is a clinically proven treatment to build muscle and burn fat. It's FDA approved and backed up by 20 peer reviewed clinical studies

What does Emsculpt mean?

Emsculpt get's it name from EM (electromagnetic) and Sculpt which describes how the treatment works. This treatment isn't just about reducing fat, it's about creating a beautiful body.

Is Emsculpt treatment safe?

Emsculpt treatment uses the same technology which has been successfully used for many years in treating muscle injuries in athletes and the results speak for themselves.

How does Emsculpt treatment work?

The Emsculpt system delivers supramaximal contractions to the treated area using magnetic energy, delivering the equivalent of 20,000 exercises in a single session.

What are Supramaximal contractions?

Supramaximal contractions enable 100% of the muscle to be exercised 100% of the time. This is impossible to be manually as our brain will only allow us to contract 40-60% % of our muscle ordinarily.

Is Emsculpt treatment painful?

No, Emsculpt treatment is not painful. Most people describe the sensation as gentle pulsing as the muscle is contracted. 

Do I need to rest after my Emsculpt treatment?

No, one of the best things about Emsculpt treatment, is that it is a walk in, walk out procedure, meaning that you can come and have your treatment and go about your normal activities straight away.

What happens during an Emsculpt treatment?

Before starting your treatment you'll need a full medical consultation which can take place online or in person. When you arrive for your treatment you'll be shown to our Emsculpt treatment room which is cleaned down before and after all of our treatments in line with Covid 19 protocols. Your therapist will explain how the treatment works and they'll be plenty of time to answer any questions you may have. You will then be shown to the Emsculpt machine and your therapist will explain how to correctly position yourself. Treatment will then begin and you can relax whilst the Emsculpt does all the hard work for you! 

How many sessions will I need?

A course of 4sessions over a 2 week period is the recommended for best results.

Will I need top up sessions?

Like all muscles, if not used regularly, they can weaken. Depending on your treatment goals you can opt to have a 6 or 12 month top up session if you feel it's needed.

What should I wear for my Emsculpt treatment session?

We recommend to wear something comfortable like gym gear, leggings or lightweight clothing

How long is an Emsculpt session?

Each treatment is 28 minutes long. You will need 4treatments over a 2 week period.

Are there any side effects for Emsculpt treatment

Emsculpt is a non-invasive treatment with no notable side effects.

How quickly will I see results from Emsella treatment

Everyone is different. Some of our patients see results from their first session. It is most usual to see results after the first 3 sessions. Following your treatment course the muscle continues to build, meaning that your results will continue to improve over the next 3 months.

Who is suitable for Emsculpt treatment?

Emsella treatment is suitable for Women and Men over the age of 18 years of age. 

What body areas does Emsculpt treat?

Emsculpt treats abdomen, biceps, buttocks, calves and triceps 

Can Emsculpt with Diastais Recti (abdominal wall separation)?

Yes! Emsculpt is an effective treatment for diastasis recti and has clinical studies to prove its efficacy.

Can I have Emsculpt treatment if I have metal implants?

We are unable to treat you if you have metal implants within the area to be treated.

Can I have Emsculpt treatment and still go to the gym?

Yes! Many of our clients choose to use Emsculpt to tone up prior to joining a gym or use the gym afterwards to further enhance their results.

How much is does Emsculpt treatment cost?

Treatment courses start from £1900

At ERA we offer interest free payment options inclu.ding Clearpay and Go Cardless direct debit plans so you can spread the cost of your treatment over a time period to suit you.

What medical conditions does Emsculpt treat?

Emsculpt can treat diastasis recti. It also strengthens muscle which can help with back pain. We also offer Core to Floor treatment which includes treatment sessions with our Emsella Chair as a post natal treatment for stress or urge incontinence.

How much is a Core to Floor treatment course

A Core to Floor treatment course which treats Diastatis Recti and Stress / Urge incontinence starts at £3450

Is Emsculpt treatment available on the NHS?

Emsculpt treatment is not available on the NHS. 

Is Emsculpt a clinically proven treatment?

Yes Emsculpt is clinically proven in over 20 peer reviewed clinical studies. It also has a very high patient satisfaction rate of 96%

What is the difference between Emsculpt Abdominal treatment and the stomach crunches I do at the gym?

Every session of Emsculpt provides the equivalent of over 20,000 crunches in a single 30 minute sesson.

What causes weakened muscles in the arms?

As we age our muscles start to deplete, this happens more quickly after the menopause. Keeping these muscles strong has major health benefits. Emsculpt helps build muscle in the arms, tightening and toning lose skin, leading to more defined arms.