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... 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)
... active release therapy". Basically it's manual therapy to break up scar tissue. ... (5 replies)
... I am having surgery on my right big toe Thursday. My Podiatrist wants to break up scar tissue on my left foot manually from a previous foot surgery while I am under anesthesia. Has anyone heard of this? ... (2 replies)

... Thanks for your response. Actually my pod did tell me that what I had was scar tissue and it could take up to a year for my foot to feel completely normal. ... (9 replies)
... Thats exactly what I am hoping for, to break up scar tissue and git rid of this annoying soreness as well as a little numbness on the ball of my foot. ... (27 replies)
... Now that you describe it, I had the Ultrasound with iontophoresis for the tendanitis in my ankle but they never tried it for the neuromas. I'll look into the other two options also. ... (21 replies)
... are you sure the pain is from scar tissue ? ... (21 replies)
... Mine spends considerable time at each visit addressing swelling, using ultrasound, message, etc, to break up scar tissue. The swelling itself can limit your motion and cause some of your pain, so it's important to get down. ... (12 replies)
... I saw all your questions about scar tissue and they are real. I have had five foot surgeries do to having had a bad surgeon who didn't know what he was doing and then had reconstructive surgery to fix it. ... (0 replies)
... Well, that's the thing. How to know when it won't help anymore with the scar tissue. My dr. after my 3rd surgery started my PT early. ... (7 replies)
... What are you getting the ultrasound treatments for? ... (4 replies)
... I am having the ultrasound as well as deep tissue massage to help break up scar tissue from the neuroma surgery. Thanks for the detailed description of your exercises. ... (27 replies)
... I had to change my Monday PT appointment to Tuesday this week since I had a dentist appointment this morning. When I go tomorrow I am also going to ask the therapist about reflexology which is actually a deep massage treatment used only for hands and feet. If you do a search you can find out more about it. ... (27 replies)
... weeks ago. I just started the therapy which includes ultrasound as well as deep tissue massage hopefully to help break up scar tissue as well as get rid of soreness and a little numbness on ball of foot. ... (27 replies)
... Has anyone had ultrasound therapy after foot surgery to help break up scar tissue as well as any discomfort or soreness you had in foot following surgery, and if so how did it work for you? ... (27 replies)
... Vitamin E is for the scar on the outside of your foot. It helps minimize the appearance by fading it and smoothing it out. ... (19 replies)
... ying 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. This scar tissue is composed of collagen and fibrogen, the same protein as normal skin. ... (7 replies)
... Gosh...never heard of doing that! With mine and everyone else I know that had this they have you pull on the toe and move it up and down...many reps, many times a day. I have read that ultrasound will sometimes help to break up scar tissue. ... (3 replies)
Scar Tissue
Jun 13, 2009
... If you're in physical therapy, or if your doctor will give you a script, they can try ultrasound therapy and deep tissue massage to break it up...I'm not sure if it will help with where the tissue is though. ... (23 replies)
... Mine was done from the top of the foot. That's what I'm having a hard time getting rid of. My pod says it is scar tissue. ... (11 replies)

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