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can you have scar tissue surgically removed from a hamstring tear?

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Dr. Steven Simon
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 38 years experience
Yes and no: Surgery will result in another scar. I assume you want to stretch the muscle which has been limited but the scar. A z plasty could be done, but there is no guarantee that you would regain the length you desire. Contact an orthopedist who is into sports medicine or a plastic surgeon to discuss the options

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Last updated Jan 4, 2015

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