The Revolutionary BTL Emsella Chair: Transforming Pelvic Floor Health at Balance Medical Spa

BTL Emsella chair for treatment of pelvic floor strengthening, urge and stress incontinence

Understanding Pelvic Floor Health 

Pelvic floor health is a critical yet often overlooked aspect of overall wellbeing, particularly for women. The pelvic floor is a group of muscles and tissues that support the pelvic organs, including the bladder, uterus, and rectum. A strong and healthy pelvic floor is essential for controlling urinary and bowel functions, supporting pregnancy and childbirth, and enhancing sexual health. 

However, various factors such as childbirth, ageing, surgery, or certain medical conditions can weaken these muscles, leading to issues like urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and diminished sexual function. Addressing pelvic floor dysfunction is crucial not only for physical health but also for improving quality of life. According to a 2023 report, over 60% of women in the UK struggle with at least one symptom of poor pelvic floor health. It’s a startling statistic that many can relate to on a deeply personal level. Whether it’s due to the joys of childbirth or the natural changes of menopause, our pelvic health can sometimes feel like a silent struggle. 

Introducing the BTL Emsella Chair 

The BTL Emsella Chair is a groundbreaking, non-invasive treatment designed to improve pelvic floor health and treat urinary incontinence. Utilising High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic (HIFEM) technology, the Emsella Chair induces powerful muscle contractions in the pelvic floor, strengthening and re-educating these muscles in a way that traditional exercises, such as Kegels, cannot achieve alone.

The Science Behind the Emsella Chair 

The technology behind the Emsella Chair is both fascinating and highly effective. HIFEM technology generates electromagnetic energy, which penetrates deep into the pelvic floor muscles. During a typical session, the Emsella Chair delivers thousands of supramaximal pelvic floor muscle contractions, equivalent to performing thousands of Kegel exercises but with much greater intensity and precision. 

These intense contractions lead to muscle hypertrophy (growth) and hyperplasia (increase in muscle fibers), significantly enhancing muscle strength and endurance. This process helps restore neuromuscular control over the pelvic floor, improving both muscle tone and function. The result is a reduction or even elimination of urinary incontinence symptoms and an overall improvement in pelvic floor health. 


Graphics to show the improvement that can be seen within the pelvic floor muscles after a course of Emsella Chair treatments

Who Can Benefit from the Emsella Chair? 

The Emsella Chair is an excellent option for a wide range of individuals experiencing pelvic floor dysfunction, particularly those suffering from urinary incontinence. It is suitable for both men and women, though it is especially beneficial for women who have experienced childbirth, menopause, or other conditions that weaken the pelvic floor muscles. 

  • Women Post-Childbirth ~ Pregnancy and childbirth can stretch and weaken the pelvic floor muscles, leading to urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor issues. The Emsella Chair offers a non-invasive solution to help new mothers regain control and strength in their pelvic floor.
  • Menopausal Women  ~ Hormonal changes during menopause can affect muscle tone, including the pelvic floor muscles. Emsella treatments can help mitigate these changes and reduce incontinence symptoms.
  • Individuals with Urinary Incontinence ~ Whether due to age, surgery, or other medical conditions, the Emsella Chair can significantly improve symptoms of urinary incontinence, enhancing daily life and confidence.
  • Anyone Seeking Improved Pelvic Floor Health ~ Beyond treating incontinence, the Emsella Chair can benefit anyone looking to enhance their pelvic floor strength and overall pelvic health. 

The Importance of Pelvic Floor Health 

Maintaining pelvic floor health is crucial for several reasons. Firstly, it helps prevent and manage urinary and faecal incontinence, which can greatly impact daily activities and quality of life. Secondly, a strong pelvic floor supports the pelvic organs, reducing the risk of pelvic organ prolapse. Finally, good pelvic floor health can enhance sexual function and satisfaction, contributing to overall wellbeing.



Image of woman sitting in the Emsella Chair,

Emsella Treatments at Balance Medical Spa 

For those interested in exploring the benefits of the Emsella Chair, Balance Medical Spa in Rock, Cornwall offers this innovative treatment in a supportive and welcoming environment. Balance Medical Spa provides personalised care, ensuring every patient feels comfortable and well-informed throughout their treatment journey.

Consultation with Registered Nurse Hollie 

Before starting your Emsella journey at Balance Medical Spa, patients must undergo a consultation with Registered Nurse Hollie. This initial consultation is essential to determine the suitability of the treatment for each individual and to discuss any concerns or questions. 

Registered Nurse Hollie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the consultation process. She will conduct a thorough assessment by reviewing your medical history and discussing your specific symptoms and goals. This personalised approach ensures that each treatment plan is tailored to meet your unique needs. 

A Supportive Environment 

Balance Medical Spa prides itself on creating an open and supportive environment for all patients. The team understands that discussing pelvic floor health and incontinence can be sensitive topics, and they are committed to providing a compassionate and non-judgmental space where patients can feel at ease. 


The Emsella Treatment Experience 

The Emsella treatment itself is straightforward and comfortable. During a session, you simply sit fully clothed on the Emsella Chair. Each session lasts 28 minutes, during which you will experience the sensation of pelvic floor muscle contractions. Most patients describe the feeling as unusual but not painful. 

A typical treatment course consists of six sessions, scheduled twice a week. Many patients begin to notice improvements after just a few sessions, with continued benefits over the following weeks as the muscles continue to strengthen. 

A New Perspective on Pelvic Health 

Innovations like BTL’s Emsella offer a ray of hope in what can often feel like a daunting journey. Imagine reclaiming control in an area of your life that’s so intimately connected to your sense of wellbeing. Beyond its practical benefits, BTL’s Emsella represents a shift in how we view and approach pelvic health. It’s about breaking the silence, fostering open conversations, and empowering individuals to take charge of their wellness journey. If you’ve ever felt alone in your pelvic health struggles, know that you’re not.

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