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How aggressive should I be with my tummy tuck scar massage?

I'm at the point of massaging the scar but am I trying to break down the scar tissue with more pressure or just gently massage it?

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Scar massage

Massaging scars after surgery can be beneficial to soften the scar and allow it settle down a bit. So the idea is not so much to break down the scar, but to give it some attention so that the hardness of it may decrease a bit. Good luck.

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