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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)
... How do you know if what's causing you pain is scar tissue? ... (7 replies)
... Rub really hard, and it might not feel good. My PT used a hard plastic jack on my scar tissue on the bottom of my foot. I used a golf ball once in awhile, and roll my foot over it. ... (7 replies)

... My PT is having me do a similar thing to break up the scar tissue. Said it will help down the line from having a really ugly bumpy scar when I'm done. ... (7 replies)
... Bonnie...yes, the scar tissue is my bump. The swelling on my ankle went down overnight seemingly so I didn't notice it til yesterday. ... (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)
... I emailed the Dr's office a pic of the ridge on my ankle. They thought it might be scar tissue and suggested massage (which I'm sure they'll do in PT when I start). Any suggestions on how I can do it myself before then? And if anyone didn't see my post on "don't want to walk" I went to only one crutch today...so anyone out there feeling hopeless...don't give up! It can be... (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)
... Hi Ginger, Was that the painful bump you didn't want to touch? Not sure if I have my posts mixed up.....How many weeks post op should you start massaging? I read it should also help with the numbness. Now I know to ask Dr about this when I go back next week. Thanks! Glad you are one crutching it today! You go girl!! Woo hoo!! A step in the right direction!!!... (7 replies)
... played soccer for 20 plus years until 3 years ago when I had my left ankle OCD microfracture only to follow it up 10 months later with OATS. ... (3 replies)
... You may want to take some ibuprofen before the first couple times you do it. It can hurt a lot when you start breaking up that tissue. ... (19 replies)
Scar tissuse
May 2, 2007
... Your doctor is obviously an idiot from your other posts. Typical that they cannot answer questions. Your PT should have more knowledge of breaking up scar tissue than the doc. ... (9 replies)
... But the scar tissue that develops after the nerves are cut from surgery doesn't want to go away. ... (21 replies)
4 month check-in
Oct 12, 2015
... This month has been a big transition. Most of my PT was about breaking up scar tissue which I apparently form quickly. By the time I was dismissed from PT last week to this week, my progress has been shocking. ... (1 replies)
... Sometimes the nerves get trapped in scar tissue and that can cause problems. I had a lot of nerve symptoms that I no longer remember specifics about around the time I got the boot. ... (7 replies)
... should be, animal. I'm not sure if you have swelling or not, but I do and I think all of the message and gentle exercise is really helping with that, as well as breaking up scar tissue and regaining flexibility. Is it difficult to get PT care in England? ... (8 replies)
... rt it. It was constant pain that didnt increase with weight bearing or decrease with rest. I told my PT about it and he examined my ankle and thinks it's a build up of scar tissue that's almost cyst like. He is now going to be massaging that area to help break it up. This is fairly painful. When I left Thurs I was sore. ... (3 replies)
... My doctor said that it sounded like I had torn some scar tissue free and he got all excited and said that it was a good thing. I said, uh, no, it hurt like the dickens. ... (2 replies)
... going problems. ART is not necessarily pleasant but it doesn't last long. My sessions were maybe 15 min at most but they can make that scar tissue break up. Good luck, hope it works well for you. ... (1 replies)




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