CoolTone vs Emsculpt

CoolTone vs. Emsculpt | Comparing the Two Muscle Building Treatments

The body contouring industry is evolving. The newest technologies involve devices that strengthen and tone muscles. The leading two contenders being CoolTone and Emsculpt. These relatively new treatments induce muscle contractions to stimulate muscle growth and development. Both treatments are FDA cleared and clinically shown to be safe and effective. So, which is the better treatment for you?

Learn about the similarities and differences between CoolTone and Emsculpt to determine which body contouring treatment is best suited for your needs and aesthetic aspirations.

How Does a Muscle Building Treatment Work?

BTL developed Emsculpt. Allergen developed CoolTone as a sister treatment to CoolSculpting (the #1 non-invasive fat reduction treatment in the world.) Emsculpt was the first device to hit the market, becoming available in 2018. CoolTone would become available a year later.

Both Emsculpt and CoolTone utilize electromagnetic energy, though each a unique kind of that energy, to stimulate muscle contractions. Both treatments are 30 minutes long, painless, and require no downtime.

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CoolTone Vs Emsculpt – the Differences

The most significant difference between CoolTone and Emsculpt is the specific energy used to induce the supramaximal contractions. Emsculpt utilizes High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic (HIFEM) energy. CoolTone induces magnetic muscle stimulation (MMS) utilizing high-powered coil electromagnetic energy.

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Both devices induce over 20,000 supramaximal contractions per treatment. However, CoolTone’s MMS is 50% more powerful in magnetic strength than Emsculpt’s HIFEM technology. Therefore, those who chose CoolTone may require fewer treatments to achieve optimal results.

Another noteworthy difference is treatment areas: Emsculpt is FDA cleared to treat the arms, legs, abdomen, and buttocks. CoolTone is FDA cleared to treat the legs, the abdomen, and the buttocks.

Regarding cost, CoolTone, on average (according to Real Self), is 35% less expensive than Emsculpt.

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CoolTone Vs Emsculpt Compared

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Body Contouring From Laser + Skin Institute Medical and Aesthetic Dermatology

At the Laser + Skin Institute, we’re committed to providing our clients with the best results possible. This means utilizing the best technologies available. That’s why we chose CoolTone for its muscle-building treatment. We believe CoolTone offers advantages over Emsculpt, and therefore, is best suited to provide the stellar results our clients deserve.

Learn more about CoolTone and determine if this body contouring treatment is right for you by scheduling a free consultation. Contact us online or call (973) 635-5050.


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