Ever wondered about the difference between EMSculpt and EMSculpt Neo?
Thinking of non-invasive body sculpting but unsure which of the treatments to choose? In this helpful guide, we walk through the main similarities and differences between these two body-sculpting techniques. This will give you all the facts you need to select the right treatment.
Both procedures have the power to cut through your body fat while building up your muscle mass at the same time. But they differ in terms of the effects they have on your fat, muscle and skin. They also differ significantly when it comes to the type of technology they use to tone up your body and burn through your fat. Before delving into the details, let’s first look at what these amazing procedures can do to help you in your fat loss and muscle-building journey.
What are EMSculpt and EMSculpt Neo?
EMSculpt is an FDA-approved non-surgical treatment that builds up muscle mass while burning through fat cells. It does this by delivering high-intensity electromagnetic pulses (HIFEM) to muscles, which causes them to contract. Muscles are tightened, toned and strengthened in the same way as doing 20,000 manual crunches or squats. Deep supramaximal contractions also remodel the inner structure of the targeted muscles while reducing fat cells in the process. The result is a sculpted and toned look without any need for surgery or medical downtime.
EMSculpt Neo gives patients even more power to burn through their fat stores. Newly launched in autumn of 2020, this next-generation treatment uses the same electromagnetic energy as the standard EMSculpt device. But it has added radiofrequency (RF) energy into the treatment mix to literally burn through fat stores using heat energy. With this unique blend, patients can gain more intense muscle-building and fat-reduction results.
What areas of the body can EMSculpt and EMSculpt Neo treat?
Both treatments build muscle and reduce fat across 5 different areas of the body:
- Abdomen – gain a tighter stomach and a more defined six-pack
- Buttocks – gain a lifted and sculpted butt with minimal effort
- Arms – increase the size of triceps and biceps while tackling bingo wing fat
- Legs – reduce the circumference of your thighs and slim down your saddlebags
- Calves – improve the shape and size of your calf muscles
What is the difference between EMSculpt Neo vs EMSculpt?
The main reason that EMSculpt Neo differs from EMSculpt is its technological makeup. Whereas EMSculpt relies only on advanced HIFEM energy to tone up the muscles and achieve fat reduction, EMSculpt Neo is a world-first treatment that combines this technology with radiofrequency. It blends radiofrequency heat energy with HIFEM using a patented electrode that is found in no other body-contouring device.
This added heat boosts blood supply to muscles so they build up stronger and faster. It also heats layers of fat to a level that causes them to physically break down. The damaged fat cells are then metabolized by the body in a natural way, leading to permanent fat removal. This process mimics the effects of other body-sculpting treatments like fat freezing, which destroys fat in a similar temperature-controlled way but without the muscle-building benefits.
This has made EMSculpt Neo a bit of a standout treatment in the body-contouring world. In one 30-minute session, it contracts muscles up to 24,000 times. It also packs a greater fat loss and muscle-building punch by burning 30% fat and enhancing muscle mass by 25% after 3 months post-treatment.