I Hope the Pain is Worth the Result - Covington, LA

The procedure itself was not very painful. The...

The procedure itself was not very painful. The massage post procedure was absolutely 100% excruciating. I was visibly bruised and swollen. It wasn't till day 7 that the pain has become almost unbearable. I can actually see my stomach twitching. It feels as if I am being stabbed repeatedly - some pains are so intense that I can't help but moan and cry. I have tried Ice, heat, Naproxen, Spanx, Lidocaine, and now Tramadol. HOPING that it subsides soon!


Listen we should not recommend prescription medication to anyone on here. That is a Drs decision. Neurotin is a anti seizure drug that is given for neuropathy, not to be taken without consideration, please be cautious.
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Unfortunately, you haven't tried the most prescribed drug for this, a nerve-blocker: Neurontin. It's supposed to be taken at the 1st sign of discomfort though.
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Sorry you are having the pain, not fun at all. From what others have said it should be over in a few days. I did not have pain, but sympathize with those that do. Feel better!
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Making progress!

Pain free now ;) Already see a noticeable difference in what I call my "kangaroo pouch". Back to running and looking forward to pilates next week! Will post pics soon.


How long did it take for the bruising to go away? Hope you are seeing the results your after!
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2 week pic

Swelling has subsided, pain is gone, bruising almost not visible, and only a bit of numbness remains.


You're at the 3 month mark now. How are your results?
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I am so happy that I did it! I have already recommended it to a friend that would be an ideal candidate.
Can I ask what office you used? I live in the area and am trying to select which office is best.
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?I am so happy...

From comment on 7/17/14: I am so happy that I did it! I have already recommended it to a friend that would be an ideal candidate.


Any updates? Thanks
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Do you have a before pic, and also side views. Looks amazing!
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Man I am so torn on this procedure! It is a total mixed bag of reviews. Some people have GREAT results and some people have ZERO results. My parents both did the procedure about 2 years ago and it did nothing for my father and my mother actually GAINED 2 inches on her thighs. I wonder what determines if it works for some people and not others. Glad you had great results though :) You look great
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Covington Plastic Surgeon

The staff has been empathetic and accommodating.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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