So many women have problems with little leaks when laughing, sneezing, etc. Many regard it as part of having children or getting older, but it doesn’t have to be that way. I was very aware of my pelvic floor after the birth of H. It was a long drawn out labour, there was an attempt at forceps before a c-section. I started exercising my pelvic floor quite quickly afterwards and for many months I went to an aqua-natal exercise class that included a section on the pelvic floor. As well as that I went to a Buggy Fit class until H was 4 and a half (it’s good exercise pushing a pre-schooler around) and that included a pelvic floor section. So for a number of years I didn’t worry too much as I did the exercises at least once a week during the class and to be honest because I had that regular reminder each week, I’d do a few in between classes too. Once all that was over the pelvic floor exercises pretty much stopped. I’d occasionally remember and do some, or I’d read an article or something would prompt me, but it was all a bit haphazard. I was getting the sense that it was getting weaker, but I felt I needed to do something different about it very soon if I wasn’t to have real problems, especially now that I wasn’t regularly attending an exercise class that included a focus on it.
vSculpt got in touch and asked me if I’d like to review their product. I’ve tried it as directed for 4 weeks now and I thought it would be good to tell you how I got on. The vSculpt looked a bit daunting when it arrived – I have to be honest. It looked like a large vibrator and I did have some doubts about. In reality though it was easy to accommodate and I only needed to use a little of the photonic gel to help things along. It’s a quality product, made with medical-grade materials, that comes with full instructions, a bag to keep it in and a USB charging cable. Before use you need to charge it up for 12 hours.
How does the vSculpt work?
The vSculpt uses a combination of therapeutic vibration, light treatment and gentle heat. Working together this helps restore tissue, build collagen, increase circulation and improve muscle tone. Of course, the first three of those things are difficult to see and judge, but the improvement in muscle tone quickly becomes evident. In fact, only a few sessions in I felt there was a real benefit. I was no longer concerned that I was going to leak slightly when sneezing and laughing. Things definitely felt tighter down there in a good way. I felt more confident in my body. That feeling of strength and security increased gradually over the four weeks and at the same time I increased my treatment times and intensity. At all times using vSculpt was easy and I never felt I was exercising, all you feel is a warm tingling sensation. You need to put about 10 minutes aside every other day for the first 45 days and after that you can drop back to once or twice a week to maintain your results.
Any problems? The main point I would make that it’s good to choose a time you can be undisturbed. Bedtime worked well for me and I could use the vSculpt whilst reading or using my phone. After use you need to clean it and I found this easiest to do in the bathroom. You just need a soft cloth and you shouldn’t immerse it in water. If you do get disturbed (in my case usually by a child saying they can’t sleep) it’s easy to switch off and you can more easily maintain discretion if you are in bed with the covers over you.
I’ve had to take a break from vSculpt because of a completely unrelated medical problem, but I’m keen to get restarted again soon as I don’t want to lose the benefit I have gained. I’ve used it as directed for four weeks.
The vSculpt is guaranteed for one year and has a RRP of £400.