A scar is the body’s way of healing and/or replacing lost or damaged skin. A collection of cells and collagen cover the injury site allowing it to heal. In healthy tissue, collagen is neatly organized allowing tissue to keep its strength and integrity, with injury, collagen fibers are laid down haphazardly often creating pull and tension in the tissue. Scar tissue can also attach to bone, muscle, nerves, and other tissue which can lead to the physical issues many people with scars experience such as pain, and restricted movement. Even if the scar isn’t causing physical distress, its physical appearance can sometimes be the cause of great emotional distress. There is a lot that can be done to help change the appearance and sensation of a scar, here are our top five scar healing strategies:
The micro-current relaxes and releases the thickened scar tissue and adhesions. Treatment can help accelerate the healing process, decrease pain, numbness, and as well as reduce any tightness sensation at the scar. It can also help reduce the appearance of scars. It works incredibly well to resolve the various symptoms one may experience with a scar.