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... Breaking up scar tissue is super important. My original injury was in 1976. In 1986 I had surgery to remove spurs and had about a 1 inch scar right in the very front of my ankle. ... (7 replies)
... My PT uses metal tools and something called the "Graston technique" to break up the scar tissue I have, but he said I could use my fingers and some lotion to vigorously massage the scar as well. ... (7 replies)
... Doc did you use, also has anyone had luck with breaking up scar tissue to eliviate pain? ... (5 replies)

... the ultrasound, anodyne and ART are treatments to help break down scar tissue. Regular physical therapy sometimes isn't enough. I had nerves trapped in scar tissue and had ALOT of improvement with ART. ... (21 replies)
Foot massage
Jun 20, 2006
... I have always benefited from a good "hard" foot massage. I was doing good for 8 years until my boyfriend and I broke up. Yup, hard to believe but he would massage my feet almost every night while we watched TV. ... (0 replies)
... pain started back again, TERROR!! I even considered a 3rd surgery, pain had gotten almost as bad as before surgery,,, I constanly babied my foot and wore my post up rubber shoe around, only shoe that was comfortable.. ... (1 replies)
... Like others on here, I didn't find it to be that helpful. What helped most with breaking up scar tissue was manual manipulation and massage. ... (27 replies)
... To put it very simply...once the skin and underlying layers are cut, it fills with a blood clot. Then cells called fibroblasts move into the clot from surrounding tissue, breaking it down and replacing it with scar tissue. ... (7 replies)
... Keep trying little by little, and wear shoes or slippers that have cushion, that will help. Also if you not not already doing this, massage the fusion site. It is good for breaking up scar tissue and will help desensitize the area. ... (23 replies)
... like reducing swelling, breaking up scar tissue and adhesions, and desensiting nerves. You'll probably get exercises too, to strengthen the area where you had surgery. ... (8 replies)
... I was really afraid of PT because I didn't start until I was 11 weeks out and had had a lot of time to scar and had very limited ROM by that time. ... (52 replies)
... Yes, i would run on the operating room table in a minute, that is how happy I am with the results so far. Why? ... (42 replies)
... anksgiving week! Well, it's about 12 days into weight bearing and thinks are progressing nicely. I'm posting from my office and today I'm walking in my high tops with no more crutches. I have a small limp, but trying to take steps properly and tolerate the minor aching in my high ankle. ... (78 replies)
... works specifically with actors and dancers to get them back on their feet and working. ... (8 replies)
... I'm always here if you have neuroma questions. I feel with that injury, you tend to get bounced around from doc to doc, and it is soooo frustrating. ... (23 replies)
... I had a lot of cramping and spasm in the foot the first two and a half months and at night I would have to stretch out the leg to get rid of the spasms that went up to mid upper leg. Was casted for 10 weeks then started PT. I normally go to the gym regularly and am very active and in very good shape. ... (6 replies)




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