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What is Ultrasound Cavitation?



What is Ultrasound Cavitation?

Ultrasound Cavitation utilizes low frequency sound waves to (in Layman's terms) burst and empty out the fat and toxins in the cells to then be expelled by the lymphatic system. This treatment is FDA approved.


How Many Sessions?

Typically 6-12 sessions are needed and recommended, sometimes more are needed, often times, less are needed.


Who Should Not Receive Ultrasound Cavitation?

Contraindications


You will NOT be able to receive Ultrasound Cavitation if any of the following apply to you:

  • Pregnant

  • Breastfeeding

  • HIV/AIDS

  • Cancer (all forms)

  • Undergoing chemotherapy or immune therapy

  • Immunodeficiency

  • Lupus

  • High blood pressure (uncontrolled)

  • Diabetes (uncontrolled)

  • Prednisone and other steroid medications (treatment will increase inflammation)

  • Heart problems or diseases

  • Kidney damage, diseases or problems

  • Liver damage, diseases or problems

  • Haemorrhagic disease, trauma or bleeding

  • Numb or insensitive to heat

  • Active implanted device such as pacemaker or defibrillator



 


You may be treated with a doctor's note if any of the following apply to you:

  • Epilepsy

  • Transplant Anti-Rejection Drugs

  • Thyroid Disease

  • Heart Disease

  • Hypertension (High blood pressure treated with medication)

  • Cancer - after 12 months​



 


The list below is of things that require a waiting period until you can start treatments:

  • Recent surgery (wait 6 months)

  • Recent scars (wait 6 months)

  • Open lesions (avoid area)

  • Skin diseases (avoid area)

  • Infection (avoid area)

  • Antibiotics (wait until course completed)

  • Inflammation (avoid area)

  • Varicose veins (avoid area)

  • Prosthesis/silicone implants (avoid area)

  • Metal implants/screws (avoid area)

  • Menstrual Period (wait until after)

  • Metal contraceptive coil (avoid area)

  • Depilatory creams (wait 2 weeks)

  • Areas being treated with IPL or Laser (wait 2 weeks)

  • Areas being treated with Botox® (wait 3 months) or dermal fillers (wait 2 weeks)

  • Suntan (sun must be avoided the entire duration of the treatment regime)

  • Chronic inflammation (depending on severity of chronic inflammatory conditions - consider that treatment will increase inflammation and anti-inflammatory medications reduce the effectiveness of the treatment - please discuss with your doctor first.








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