Treatment Tips

Pre-Injection Tips to Reduce Chance of Bruising

For 10 days prior to treatment, avoid the following:

  • Aspirin
  • Ibuprofen & other pain relievers-Tylenol is acceptable
  • Fish Oil/Omega 3
  • Supplements: Ginko Biloba, Vitamin E, Glucosamine, or if possible, any herbal supplements
  • Alcohol

Post-Injection Tips

  • Avoid strenuous exercise for approximately 24 hours
  • Avoid alcohol for 24 hours
  • Avoid rubbing or massaging injection areas unless instructed by doctor

Sculptra patients are required to massage injected areas.

At your appointment, you may take Arnika Forte. This supplement aids in an accelerated recovery time for bruises and other skin trauma.