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Scar Tissue Mobilization & Corrective Massage
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Scar tissue massage addresses the effects of surgery and radiation on the tissues and incorporates manual therapy to restore healthy function.  

We remain respectful of the potential traumas held within the treated tissues, keeping in mind if there is a compromised lymphatic system, post-surgical complications or residual effects of radiation therapy. 

Scar tissue massage generally includes lymphatic drainage, scar mobilization and soft tissue mobilization of muscles, tendons and ligaments.

  • May be done as soon as incision is completely healed

  • May be done years after initial injury or surgery that created the scar

  • May be used to treat Axillary Web Syndrome / "Cording"

Elastic Taping

Elastic tape is used to lift the skin and create a gentle massage with movement, similar to MLD.  

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Blending East with West

Integrating acupressure and reflexology with traditional massage is a way we can specifically address some of the side effects of cancer treatment with bodywork.  The intention is never to take the place of medical treatment being provided by an oncologist, but may be used in conjunction with treatment.

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Scar Tissue Work

Scar tissue massage addresses the effects of surgery and radiation on the tissues and incorporates manual therapy to restore healthy function.  

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