Restoring Your Body After Pregnancy With Emsculpt NEO

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Giving birth causes a lot of changes in the body. You were, after all, carrying a growing human inside of you for around 9 months! One of the main concerns many women have after childbirth is the weight they gained during pregnancy.

For at least a month after giving birth, all you need to do is focus on helping your body recover and adjust to motherhood. Plus, you can expect to naturally lose some of the baby weight in the first 6 weeks after giving birth. 

This leaves most women with around 10 to 15 lbs more than they had before pregnancy. Losing this amount of weight is completely doable, and as your body recovers, it will be easier to gradually increase the intensity of your workouts and more easily manage your weight. 

But diet, exercise, and the willpower driving your patience are not the only tools at your disposal. At Balanced Flow Wellness, we provide a body sculpting treatment perfect for reducing that remaining fat and rebuilding muscle. 

Emsculpt NEO in Lincoln Park is a noninvasive body sculpting treatment that breaks down fat cells and builds muscle mass. It is used by many new mothers at our practice as part of postnatal care.

Changes in the Body Postpartum

Before we get into how exactly Emsculpt NEO can help you to restore your body and recover, let’s discuss the changes in your body you can expect after giving birth. 

Most of the weight you gain during pregnancy will be around your abdomen. This includes weight gained in your uterus, weight from the amniotic fluid that surrounds your baby, and the growth of the placenta. 

In addition to this area, you can expect your breasts to increase in size and weight, as well as the addition of other body fluids, fat, and proteins that promote your baby’s health and protect your baby. 

This is, of course, in addition to the weight of your baby. The placenta and some of these fluids are discharged during birth, but some of this weight remains in your body—some of it for weeks, and some of it for months. 

Because of the hormonal changes during pregnancy, many women gain weight in unexpected areas, such as the thighs and buttocks. This weight, and the weight in the abdomen, is especially difficult to get rid of. 

Noninvasive Solutions 

At Balanced Flow Wellness, our work is centered around noninvasive treatments. Our practice is grounded in the belief that the body possesses all the necessary tools for care and recovery, it’s just a matter of learning how our bodies work to unlock this potential. 

When considering Emsculpt NEO in Lincoln Park as a solution for restoring your body after childbirth, it is important to understand its scope and limitations. Body sculpting is not a miracle treatment.

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This treatment is ideal for people who are at least 80% of the way to their ideal weight and body shape. Body sculpting won’t take 50 lbs off of you, but it can reduce fat by up to 30%.

At Balanced Flow Wellness, we are interested in noninvasive, natural treatments to optimize your health and well-being. If you are looking to lose a significant amount of weight, you might consider our treatments for medical weight loss

Medical weight loss, which can incorporate a variety of strategies and technologies, is designed to help you lose weight in the ways most effective for your unique body. Emsculpt NEO in Lincoln Park could be a part of your plan, which will be discussed with your provider.

Body Sculpting: What is it?

Body sculpting is a type of noninvasive treatment that reduces fat and improves muscle tone. Body sculpting treatments use various methods to tighten the skin and reduce blemishes, fat, or other irregularities in the skin to give greater definition to your natural form. 

For our postnatal clients, body sculpting is a popular choice for restoring their natural figure and reducing the extra weight gained during pregnancy. 

For body sculpting, we use Emsculpt NEO in Lincoln Park. This device is best-in-class for body sculpting. Many body sculpting treatments achieve results by using technology that tightens the skin and improves tone and texture. While these treatments can have a rejuvenating quality, you signed up for body sculpting, not a full-body facial. 

Emsculpt NEO contours the body by reducing up to 30% of targeted body fat and increasing muscle mass by as much as 25%, building real, functional strength. The radiofrequency technology used by Emsculpt NEO tightens the skin, giving your body a sleek, fit contour.

How Emsculpt NEO Reduces Fat

Emsculpt NEO reduces fat through the use of radiofrequency technology. When the Emsculpt NEO paddles are applied to the body, they transfer the heat created by radiofrequency deep into the dermis. Working at this level, the heat from the radiofrequency puts pressure on the fat cells, causing them to break down. 

Your body then flushes out these dead fat cells through the natural process of autophagy. 

How Emsculpt NEO Builds Muscle

Emsculpt NEO builds muscle by employing high-intensity focused electromagnetic technology (HIFEM). The electromagnetic waves emitted by the Emsculpt NEO device flow through the applied paddles, inducing rapid muscle contractions in the treatment area. 

Emsculpt NEO can induce 20,000 muscle contractions in a single 30-minute session. Let that sink in. That’s more than 400 times the number of reps you might do at the gym. Emsculpt NEO provides a workout for your muscles that is just not possible to achieve any other way. 

By inducing these muscle contractions, Emsculpt NEO builds your muscles in real time, giving you functional muscle with aesthetic benefits. 

Postnatal Body Restoration With Emsculpt NEO

When it comes to your postnatal needs, Emsculpt NEO in Lincoln Park can provide healing and restoration. The big area of concern for most women is the abdominal area. 

From the expansion of the uterus and the extra fat created to protect the baby, pregnancy can leave you with loose skin and excess fat in this area. Emsculpt NEO can break down this fat and rebuild muscle mass in your abs. 

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During pregnancy, all women experience diastasis recti. This is when the muscles in the abdominal wall separate to provide room for the baby to grow. After giving birth, diastasis recti persists in 60% of women. It can be difficult to repair this tear in your abdominal muscles and regain your core strength. 

Thankfully, Emsculpt NEO is a huge help. Emsculpt NEO is effective in strengthening and rebuilding the abdominal muscles. It can even further improve your core strength. 

But Emsculpt NEO can be used for much more than just the core. Emsculpt NEO can be used to reduce fat and strengthen many parts of the body. This includes:

  • Arms
  • Thighs
  • Buttocks
  • Calves
  • Love handles 

It’s not just your abdominal area that is prone to fat accumulation and loss of muscle mass during and after pregnancy. Many areas of the body can be affected, and it is completely different for every woman. 

If you don’t already know it all too well from experience, pregnancy can do some crazy things to your body. Thankfully, with Emsculpt NEO in Lincoln Park, you don’t have to worry about fat cropping up in weird places or needing to spend months of hard work to get your body back to its pre-pregnancy appearance. 

What to Expect From Your Emsculpt NEO Treatment

At Balanced Flow Wellness, we begin all of our treatments with a consultation. We’re not in the business of selling products—we treat people. We want to hear about your health and wellness concerns and employ our expertise to create a custom care plan that gives you real solutions.

If we determine Emsculpt NEO would be an effective treatment for your needs, we will go ahead and start you on the treatment process. 

The treatment itself only takes 30 minutes. It is completely painless and noninvasive. Your practitioner will position the Emsculpt NEO paddles on the desired treatment areas, and you will feel the slight twinge of the muscle contractions. Clients describe the heat from the radiofrequency as comforting, almost like a hot stone massage. 

Emsculpt NEO typically requires 4 to 6 treatment sessions to achieve optimal results. With the proper maintenance, your results from Emsculpt NEO can be indefinite. 

Start Your Treatment With Emsculpt NEO at Balanced Flow Wellness

Pregnancy is incredibly taxing on your body, so don’t be hard on yourself if your body is not returning to normal soon after giving birth. In the first couple months after delivery, the most important thing is to rest and let your body recuperate. 

the place for Emsculpt NEO in Lincoln Park

After that, we’ve got you covered. Emsculpt NEO in Lincoln Park is just one of our many treatments for postnatal care. While we help you reduce that pregnancy weight and redefine your figure, we can also assist you with other parts of the recovery process. 

At Balanced Flow Wellness, we use Emsella to strengthen the pelvic floor. We also have hormone therapy to optimize your hormone levels after pregnancy. We can also help many new mothers regain their fitness level using MIHA Bodytec

Schedule a consultation with us today to see how we can help you regain your strength and confidence. 


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