Sculptor cellulite and fat therapy is a non- surgical cosmetic procedure developed by Dr. Caryl Mussenden and is used to contour the body and improve cellulite.  This is done by stimulation of the lymphatic system from which fluid and toxins are removed from the body.

DEFINITION of the LYMPH SYSTEM-The lymph system is a network of organs, lymph nodes, lymph ducts, and lymph vessels that make and move lymph from tissues to the bloodstream to be filtered. The lymph system is a major part of the body's immune system. Lymph nodes make immune cells that help the body fight infection. They also filter the lymph fluid and remove foreign material such as bacteria and cancer cells. When bacteria are recognized in the lymph fluid, the lymph nodes make more infection-fighting white blood cells, which causes the nodes to swell. The swollen nodes are sometimes felt in the neck, under the arms and groin. The lymphatic system includes the tonsils, adenoids, spleen, and thymus ( U.S. National Library of Medicine MEDLINE PLUS)

Simply put, the lymphatics are similar to the bowel  which removes waste from the body.  The lymphatics move toxins, bacteria, fluid and cancer cells into the lymph nodes which process them all and move them to the lymph fluid to be eliminated from the body through urine. Due to of the high level of toxins in our bodies from the environment and our foods, the lymph system is stagnant often times.  Instead of rapidly eliminating toxins & fluid, the lymph nodes take more time to process the lymph to go to the blood for elimination. Our treatment uses a cold laser to stimulate the lymph nodes so that the lymph system works efficiently and more rapidly.


The first step is to open the lymphatics in the neck, under arms, umbilicus and groin-a painless process using a cold laser and takes 2-5 minutes.  Specific oils such as eucalyptus and geranium are applied over the areas of concern which helps to diffuse the oils into the dermis. 

Next, a device which transmits electromagnetic current, called JADE color therapy (similar to gemstone therapy) is now rolled directly on the skin in question. 

A low level laser is next used externally to mobilize the fat and help to make it more easily available to be broken down over time with repeated treatments.  It is painless.

The fat is then mobilized again using a hand percussor that further breaks down the fat being removed from the body. 

The final step is the application of an herbal wrap (IT WORKS) over the area being treated.  This is not the herbal wrap you think it is. This wrap uses known vitamins, oils and ingredients that effectively tighten skin, remove excess water and fat and when used as directed, will aid in metabolizing fat from the areas of concern.

The client is instructed to use a Defining Gel daily over the sites to accelerate the results.  In between treatments, the client can apply the It Works wrap weekly or every 3 days.


Dr. Mussenden is a board certified obstetrician/gynecologist who has been practicing for over 30 years in the tri state area.  She was trained in and performed hundreds of liposuction procedures from 2004 until 2013 and learned ways of improving the skin texture and final result through the use of lymphatic drainage, external lasers and homeopathic oils and massage.  Using her knowledge of injectable medications used for mesotherapy for cellulite & fat reduction, she began using the IT WORKS herbal wraps & other products that provide the same or even better results without the high cost and discomfort of traditional mesotherapy.

She owns and operates Your Body By Design Medi Spa in Greenbelt where she has continued to improve the process for her clients who desire not only cellulite & fat reduction but improvement in the skin throughout the face & body.


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