Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT)
Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) and radial shock wave therapy (RSWT) have been studied and shown to be safe and effective treatment options for cellulite.
Cellulite is normally found across large areas and no one treatment head can do the whole area in one go. To address this you will often see the term homogeneously used.
Shock Wave Therapy
Cellulite usually develops in different people in different areas, most commonly the thighs, buttocks, abdomen and upper arms, and if well enough developed becomes visible (often referred to as “orange peel” in appearance).
Cellulite is characterised by an irregular, dimpled skin surface with thinning of the epidermis/dermis and the presence of nodular clusters of fat cells (Rossi & Vergnanini 2000, Avram 2004, Khan et al. 2010, de la Casa Almeida 2013).