A 33-year-old member asked:
What is acoustic wave therapy?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Cellulite: Acoustic wave therapy vibrates connective tissue mechanically to decrease cellulite & to imporve elasticity in skin. It is reported to stimulate laydown of new collagen.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Risks of awt (acoustic wave therapy)?
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Pathology 44 years experience
Cellulite, right?: This is promoted for gynoid lipodystrophy ("cellulite"). Zapping it with sonication waves. Don't get your hopes up. I've not heard of any unpleasant or dangerous side effects. Good luck.
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Last updated Mar 1, 2013
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