What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Scar Tissue

It is the growth of new tis-

Scar tissue on the skin often lacks

Massage is locally contraindi-

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sue, skin or fascia, after

pigmentation and hair follicles.

cated during the acute stage of




any injury in which the skin has




been damaged. In the subacute




stage, massage may improve the




quality of the healing process.


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