Doc Talk: The VelaShape machine in action!


Doc Talk is a weekly series of short video podcasts that allow you to go on a virtual visit to a doctor’s office. We’ve asked many of the questions moms want answers to, so all you have to do is click, watch and listen to get the info you need from an expert at Mercy Health System. For more information about the doctor’s background and training, simply click on his photo to see a bio video podcast.

Q: How does the VelaShape machine work and what can I expect from a treatment? (Think: Cellulite smoother! or A little help with the hail damage!)

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(OK, mamas, I’m going to admit that it’s ME — Shannon — on the table there. I couldn’t pass up being the model for this one, especially since it reduced the belly more than an inch! Please excuse my talking over Dr. Huskins — I had to say when the little wand thingy that is being rubbed across my tummy felt “hot.”

Dr. John Huskins is a family practitioner at Rogers Medical System of Mercy Health System of Northwest Arkansas. His practice is located in the Physicians Plaza just off Interstate 540. For more info on Dr. Huskins, click on his photo to watch his bio podcast or call his office at does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is for informational purposes only and isn’t a substitute for professional medical advice. Always talk to your doctor if you have questions about a medical condition. Don’t delay getting professional medical advice because of something you read online. This website doesn’t necessarily recommend or endorse any specific tests, doctors, products, procedures or opinions discussed on the site.