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

 

injury.

 

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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