How aggressive should I be with my tummy tuck scar massage?
3 years ago
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?
Doctor Answers 1
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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