Asynergy treatment is designed to apply positive and negative pressure to the skin and subcutaneous tissue during 30 minute treatments. The initial treatment period will require a minimum of 15 to 20 treatments on a regular basis, a minimum of once per week. Following the initial treatment period, the Synergie provider will reevaluate the client and suggest a maintenance program for continued care. It is suggested that the maintenance program consist of at least two treatments per month for three to four months following the initial aggressive package of 10 to 15 treatments followed by a minimum of once per month for at least one year. The treatment will continue to exert results from the skin and subcutaneous tissue allowing continued improvement.
The positive pressure to the skin and subcutaneous tissue is represented by the rim and center post of treatment heads of the Synergie machine. The negative pressure is suction. The positive pressure causes the blood vessels to constrict and the negative causes them to dilate. This results in vasodilatation or redness that will be evident at the end of the treatment. This increased oxygenation and nutrients to the skin and subcutaneous tissue thus speeds up metabolism and leads to a decrease in the stagnant circulation of the skin and subcutaneous tissue leading to an increase in lymphatic and venous drainage.
This positive and negative pressure will break some of the fat cell membranes and increase the permeability of other fat cell membranes decreasing the volume of fluid and ions within fat cells to push the fluid outside of the cells; thus, making it available for elimination through the lymphatic and venous vascular system. This is the reason it is helpful to support the skin and subcutaneous tissue with compression garments, such as support hose, for 24 to 48 hours following each treatment along with drinking two to three liters of water a day and having a regular exercise routine. It takes approximately 24 to 48 hours for the injured fat cells to heal. The cells will return to normal permeability without re-absorbing any extra-cellular fluid to swell up again following the treatment. The fluid and ions pushed outside of the cells during treatment must be excreted through the lymphatic or venous system or burned by exercise. This explains the necessity for drinking water and exercising following each treatment. Exercise is encouraged everyday two to three liters of water consumed each day is optimum to achieve maximum results. The client must do his/her part to make this program a success.
The fibroblasts in the subcutaneous layer secrete collagen and elastin. It is believed that elongating these cells by application of vacuum massage therapy may cause them to produce more collagen and elastin which may promote toning of the skin. Photographic results of the vacuum massage methods have demonstrated visual indication that toning has occurred during treatment. In addition, physical measurements of waist, abdomen, hips and thighs decrease in inches, indicating toning of the skin being achieved. In many cases, the clients have lost inches but there is no significant change in weight. Scientific studies are underway across the nation to substantiate these beliefs.
Application of Vitamin K cream to spider veins prior to the vacuum massage treatment may help to decrease the appearance of spider veins. Application of Retin A cream to stretch marks may help diminish their appearance.
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