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What is Acoustic Wave Therapy (AWT)?
 Skin elasticity decreases with age. In 80% of women, the orange peel appearance begins to appear, especially around the abdomen, hips, legs and hips and upper arm. Cellulite appears as an image that negatively affects the quality of life and the enjoyment of life and reduces the person's self-confidence.
 Although the effectiveness of the treatment varies from person to person, it is usually possible to get good results after 6-8 sessions, in other words 3-4 weeks.

Cellulite War!

Cellulite is a problem that occurs frequently in women and affects areas such as the abdomen, hips, hips and upper arms. Especially in cases such as malnutrition, sedentary life, smoking, insomnia or pregnancy, the connective tissue weakens and collagen fibers can lose their elasticity.

The imbalance between fat production and fat burning in the cells supports the formation of large fat cells and prepares the ground for cellulite. The deterioration of the structure of the connective tissue causes the formation of a bumpy structure on the skin surface. This is the typical orange peel appearance.

Everything You Need to Know About Acoustic Wave Therapy

AWT is the application of acoustic sound waves to various parts of the body for a certain period of time by adjusting their intensity. Acoustic sound waves have been used in the rupture of kidney stones since the 1980s and in the treatment of tendon and muscle disorders since 1990.

In Modern Cellulite Treatment, acoustic sound waves are applied on problem areas. These waves spread over a wide area and begin to show their therapeutic and stimulating effects on the skin surface after a few sessions.

Shock waves used in medical applications are similar to ultrasound waves and transfer energy at a certain speed without damaging the tissue. However, ultrasound waves cause high heat and tissue damage.

Results of the Studies Made;

  • Smoothing and regenerating the skin

  • Destruction of fat deposits

  • Tightening of the connective tissue and improvement in the formation of subcutaneous adipose tissue

  • Providing visible thinning in problem areas

  • Leg, hip

  • Belly, belly

  • Upper arm

On average, each cellulite treatment session takes about 30-60 minutes. 6-8 sessions to be applied by leaving 3-4 days intervals according to the degree of cellulite will provide successful results.
During the AWT Treatment, you can use an average of 4 liters of fluid (water, fresh fruit) per day to exercise lightly (walking is the easiest and feasible one), apply a low-fat nutrition program and get help from a dietician when necessary, most importantly, for easy removal of toxic substances and waste from the body. water, soup, buttermilk, herbal tea, light tea).
  • Severe kidney and liver disease

  • Pregnancy / breastfeeding

  • Phlebitis or deep vein thrombosis in the leg

  • Venous surgery from the legs

  • Having a serious heart condition

  • Having painful areas that cannot be located exactly

  • Having uncontrolled diabetes

  • Arterial hypertension

Before AWT application, physician approval is recommended.

Written on 01/01/2018

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Last Update: 22/04/2021

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