Cellulite forms when fibrous bands called “septae,” connect the skin to the underlying muscle fascia, tighten irregularly, pulling down on the skin, and/or begin to break down, allowing the normal layer of fat beneath the skin to push upward. This results in the puckering or “cottage cheese” appearance.
Cellulite is normally categorized into 3 grades. The grades are important as several studies have shown patients can normally be improved by 1 grade (Schlaudraff et al 2014). The grades are (grade 0 is no dimpling even with pressure applied):
Shockwave for cellulite are sound waves that, through alternating pressure, produce greater blood flow and improved circulation. This device stimulates increased vascularization and increases the blood flow in the affected area.
One of the safest treatment options for cellulite is Shockwave for cellulite; the skin becomes more uniform and compact, the orange peel appearance is reduced, and blood flow increases.
The results are immediately visible:
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