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EMSCULPT®: Build muscle and reduce fat in a fast, effective treatment

You work hard at your exercise routine and watch your diet, but you may still have areas of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. Or perhaps, you simply don’t have the time or ability to work out enough on a regular basis to build muscle. EMSCULPT® is the first and only technology that is able to reduce fat and build muscle in the abdomen, simultaneously.


Results you can see and feel with EMSCULPT®.

Imagine doing 20,000 crunches or squats at the gym. This can be accomplished in four 30-minute session of EMSCULPT, while you relax. The device can also be used for non-surgical buttock augmentation without reducing fat, but by creating a firmer, shapelier buttock. EMSCULPT® may be used to enhance surgical procedures such as tummy tuck where stronger muscles are desired and with other non-surgical technologies such as CoolSculpting, Vanquish ME, Exilis Ultra, and Cellutone.

Dr. Ringler is very excited to be the first and only physician in Michigan offering EMSCULPT to his patients.

  • Am I a candidate for EMSCULPT?

    Men and women of all ages who wish for a non-surgical alternative for building muscle and burning fat in the abdomen and reshaping their gluteal muscles are good candidates for EMSCULPT. It is not necessary to be within certain weight parameters to be a candidate for this treatment. The only contraindication are those individuals with pacemakers.

  • Benefits of EMSCULPT

    EMSCULPT is a groundbreaking development in body sculpting technology. Rather than focusing on removing excess fat, EMSCULPT delivers rapidly changing magnetic fields that induce electrical currents deep within the muscles tissue, leading to contractions. It targets selective motor neurons, the cells that transmit signals through the nerves. The benefits of the treatment are taking the field of aesthetics by storm, and include:

  • What happens during an EMSCULPT treatment?

    EMSCULPT is an office procedure that is performed at the Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery by one of our estheticians, Physician Assistants, or RNs. EMSCULPT uses two panels to deliver HIFEM (high intensity focused electromagnetic field). This energy penetrates through your skin to impact fat as well as muscle tissues. Once penetrated, the energy induces approximately 20,000 supramaximal muscle contractions per session, which would be impossible to achieve with voluntary muscle action.

    The contractions result in a rapid metabolic reaction in fat cells, to provide energy to the muscle, while it strengthens and builds muscle. This is the only technology that destroys fat while simultaneously building muscle, all while leaving the surrounding tissues unaffected.

  • How many EMSCULPT treatments are required to see results?

    You will begin to feel the results of your EMSCULPT treatment immediately. EMSCULPT begins to produce lasting results within two to four weeks following treatment sessions. Four treatments, two per week for two weeks in a row produces optimal results. Results continue to be evident for about one year following treatment.

    Many patients opt to have one or two additional treatments during the year to maximize the lifting, sculpting effect of the treatment. One of the best things about this clinically-tested procedure is the consistency in its results. Patients can expect to increase muscle tone, build muscle, and burn a noticeable amount of fat in the targeted body areas. Patients often report that they felt stronger and more toned when they return to their normal exercise routines.

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Is the EMSCULPT procedure comfortable?

EMSCULPT produces muscle contractions that can be powerful, although most patients do not find them uncomfortable. After about 30 minutes, most patients wish they could continue the session! There is no downtime associated with EMSCULPT. The next day most patients report feeling like they’ve had a great workout with slight muscle soreness.

Should I try EMSCULPT?

This treatment is a complete game-changer in the body sculpting field. Past technologies for body-shaping worked through eliminating fat with surgery or a non-surgical treatment such as CoolSculpting. The body consists of 35 percent muscle, 25 percent fat, and 16 percent skin. Until now, non-surgical body contouring options did not address the muscles – which greatly impact the appearance of your body contour. EMSCULPT goes beyond just waistline reduction and shedding excess fat cells, with a dual effect that addresses both excess fat and muscle tone.

Watch the magic happen with EMSCULPT.

Imagine a system that can give you cut, sculpted abs, firmer, more rounded buttocks, while reducing fat – as you simply rest and relax. With EMSCULPT, it is all possible. Many very healthy people who care for their bodies simply cannot achieve the sculpted abdomen or lifted buttocks they want, until they undergo EMSCULPT treatments. The results are achieved by making your body work in a way that is impossible naturally – as if you are performing about 20,000 sit ups! Expect to feel as if you have had an exceptionally good workout the day following your EMSCULPT treatment.

Alternative to a Brazilian butt lift: EMSCULPT

Many patients today seek a non-surgical alternative to the Brazilian Butt Lift, which despite its popularity, is a lengthy and somewhat complex surgical procedure. EMSCULPT provides a safe, natural alternative to a BBL that was not previously possible without surgery

What are typical results with EMSCULPT?

Research has shown that typical EMSCULPT results:

  • 19 percent reduction in subcutaneous abdominal fat
  • 16 percent increase in muscle mass
  • Average waist reduction of 4.4 cm (1.7 inches)

More recent studies have shown fat reduction as high as 23 percent in the area being treated. RealSelf results show 93% percent satisfaction rate with EMSCULPT at this time.


Steven L. Ringler, MD, FACS


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