Should You Massage Your Scar? |

Tyler Szelinski
There’s a lot of information on the internet that seems to indicate massaging your wound or scar may aid in skin repair and recovery. Massaging certainly has some benefits, as it is known to reduce swelling and pain in affected areas, but many have exaggerated its effects on other aspects of recovery. It’s important to take a look at what exactly messaging does for the body to gain a better understanding for its clinical significance in skin health. It may be the case that massaging your scar, in combination with clinically-proven scar management products, can significantly reduce the appearance of your scar over time.

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