Astym Therapy – An Effective Treatment for Painful Scar Tissue
Scar tissue formed after surgery or injury often ends up being painful and limiting movement for patients. Although there are a number of possible treatments, these options are expensive and often have only limited success. According to Drs. Michael Mont, Morad Chughtai, Jared Newman, and their colleagues, a revolutionary new approach is now available. Called Astym therapy, the new method works by stimulating the body’s own mechanisms of regeneration for soft tissues and re-absorption of scar tissue. Crucially, after treatment, patients report significant improvements in mobility and pain relief.
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This SciPod is a summary of paper ‘Astym ® therapy: a systematic review’ from the Annals of Translational Medicine: http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/atm.2018.11.49
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