Scar tissue is a fibrous connective tissue that usually forms a silvery, pale pink to brown colored scar. It results from a cut, injury, surgery or a result of a skin conditions such as acne or other conditions and diseases that have already healed. Scar tissues can be formed inside and outside the body, taking the place of healed internal and external wounds. For instance, liver cirrhosis leaves scar tissue on the liver. External scar tissues usually refer to on-skin scar tissues.
Topical ointments such as corticosteroids, anesthetic ointments and antihistamine creams can be used to hasten the healing process and gradually diffuse the scarred tissue to minimize scarring.
Deep tissue sports massage is ideal for athletes who have incurred internal scar tissues, particularly on the muscles. The massage aims to stimulate and improve circulation and deliver more oxygen to the tissues in order to promote faster healing and lightening of external scars.
Laser treatments uses lasers to vaporize outer skin layers of the problem area and replace them with a new and fresh layer of skin.
Magnetic therapy is an effective solution to improving blood circulation and breaking up scar tissue at the problem area, preventing the surrounding muscles from withering away.
Plastic Surgery offers ideal treatment solutions to disfigurement and lesions. While it cannot remove scar tissue it can improve the appearance of a scar and make it less noticeable.