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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ross
42 years experience Podiatry
Ankle Stiffness: Sterching the ankle can help improve flexibility and range of motion, therby decreasing adhesions and some scar tissue. Deep cros friction massage and ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
No: Surgery may be required but some times the scar tissue can be loosened with physical therapy and exercise. I would recommend you start with evaluation ... Read More
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Dr. Shaun Machen
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Vitamin E Oil: Scar massage with vitamin E oil or cream can help to reduce scars on the skin. Scarring within the knee itself will respond to range of motion exerci ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Mele
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Knee scars: Scar inside the knee is usually treated with physical therapy under the guidance of an orthopedic surgeon. Be certain to follow-up with your orthopedi ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Prevent: This should prevent a contracture.
A member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Wurn technique: The fact that their claims are testimonial-based and they treat conditions that are likely to self-cure invites an obvious conclusion. The claims do n ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Braunstein
37 years experience General Surgery
No: Try massage to the scar if external.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
13 years experience Podiatry
Scar tissue therapy: There are a variety of techniques therapists use for breaking apart scarring. Typically, a therapist will work a little beyond your comfort zone every ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
PCP or derm : Best would probably be to see your PCP for an exam as it sounds like a chronic condition. If needed a dermatologist may be consulted.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Jack
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Joint scar tissue: This can be a difficult problem depending on the cause. Your best best would first be to see a certified hand surgeon for evaluation as to the cause ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Muscle pain: Yes, they do. However, the stiffness is usually due to severe swelling that limits joint mobility causing the stiffness. The best treatment is usually ... Read More
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