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Synergie AMS

The Synergie Aesthetic Massage System™ delivers a deep tissue massage which is non-invasive and utilises vacuum massage technology. It is an easy and effective non-surgical alternative for body sculpting, resulting in lost inches. 

Synergie treatment

What is Synergie™ AMS?

The Synergie Aesthetic Massage System delivers deep, subdermal tissue massage, also referred to as liponic sculpting. The Synergie method is non-invasive and utilises vacuum massage technology. It is an easy and effective non-surgical alternative for body sculpting resulting in lost inches. 

Synergie treatments are also effective in temporarily reducing the appearance of cellulite. Non-invasive treatments with the Synergie AMS unit combines suction and applied pressure providing optimal stimulation, stretching, and pressure to subcutaneous tissues - a type of therapy not possible through traditional massage techniques.

What is the history of the technology ?

The technology behind the Synergie AMS unit was first introduced in Europe in the 1980's. The original theory behind this technology was to soften scars. However people began showing improvement in skin tone and spot reduction. Since then, the technology has proved to be effective aesthetically and has been used world-wide for several years. This technology was introduced into the United States in 1996.

Who can have Synergie treatments ?

Anyone who would like to see a loss of inches or smooth out cellulite can receive treatments. Although women are primarily the clients most often treated, men will also find Synergie to be successful. Many men will have their "love handles" treated. There are a few contra-indications but most individuals are qualified to receive Synergie treatments.

How do Synergie treatments feel ?

Synergie treatments are relaxing and invigorating. You are literally receiving a massage. So clients may even fall asleep because it is so relaxing. The sensation is similar to a deep, invigorating massage. Treatments levels are adjusted for a client's comfort.

How often do I have to have Synergie treatments ?

The typical regimen is twice weekly for 30 minutes. The total number of treatments required depends on the individual's goals and needs. Treatments can be increased to three times a week if desired but we recommend at least 48 hours in between treatments. 

When can I begin to see results ?

Noticeably outward changes can usually be seen within 4-5 treatments. However, results vary. A study of 36 women treated twice a week over an eight week period showed loss of inches in 100% of participants and visible reduction on the appearance of cellulite in 9 of the participants.

How long will the treatments last ?

In order to maintain results, monthly maintenance sessions are recommended after completing the initial aggressive phase. Treatment regimens can be customised to meet the goal of each client. Longevity of benefits will vary depending on the individuals lifestyle.

Is there a limit to how many treatments I can have ?

No! The Synergie treatments are a safe, reliable non-surgical approach. A client could have treatments as often as every other day. Although you begin to see results in as little as 6 treatments, you may continue to have treatments until individual goals and objectives are met.

Does this replace diet and exercise ?

No. In fact, if diet and exercise are used in conjunction with Synergie treatments, greater results will likely be experienced. The recent Synergie study has shown optimal result will be achieved by following the recommended program which includes Synergie treatments, regular exercise and proper nutrition.

What results can I expect if I choose to only receive the Synergie treatments ?

The Synergie study indicated a client would see tremendous results from receiving Synergie treatments only. The treatments alone will help the client lose inches, sculpt the body, and temporarily reduce the appearance of cellulite. However, optimal results will occur when a client combines Synergie treatments with proper nutrition and regular exercise.

What happens if I begin treatments and for some reason have to stop for a few weeks ? Do I have to start over again ?

Each treatment is effective yet subtle. Noticeable outward changes can usually be seen within 4-5 treatments, however results do vary with each client. Someone who sporadically receives treatments will see results. But a client who wishes to see optimal results should routinely participate in the program without interrupting the treatment regimen which is twice-weekly for two months or until individual results are achieved.

Does one lose weight with this system ?

Although most will experience some weight loss, these treatments are most effective in losing inches and smoothing the skin. 

Is Synergie comparable to liposuction ?

No, there is no comparison. The Synergie Lifestyle System is non-invasive and painless. Synergie is a non-surgical alternative for body sculpting and contouring.


If you have any of the following conditions, you are not a candidate for Synergy AMS treatments:

Deep vein thrombosis
Recently diagnosed cancer
Multiple sclerosis
Uncontrolled high blood pressure

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