5 Reasons Why Scars May Be Adversely Impacting Your Health

Scars are a result of the body’s remarkable power to heal itself. Scars develop after the deeper layer of skin, the dermis, is damaged. New collagen fibers are laid down at the site of the wound to repair the tissue. These fibers grow in random and unorganized patterns, forming adhesions underneath the scar itself. Adhesions can form deep within the body, attaching to muscles, bones, tendons, and organs.

Imagine how a single pull of this matrix fascial tissue and how it could misalign or cause imbalance in any number of the systems throughout the body.

Here are five reasons why scars may

USA TODAY: Microcurrent Point Stimulation: A New Hope


Written by I-Hsien Sherwood, for USA Today

Many patients suffer with chronic pain for years without relief.

The causes and workings of pain still aren’t fully understood. Pain re-related ailments like migraines, fibromyalgia or sciatica can go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed for years, and treatments aren’t always effective. While remedies like physical therapy, prescription narcotics or surgery can alleviate symptoms in some patients, they don’t work for everyone.

Cutting edge
As such, the medical community is always looking for promising new treatments, especially those that are non-invasive and non-pharmaceutical. Recently, one of these therapies, microcurrent point stimulation (MPS) has gained support from practitioners of more

A Southern Gal in London: Teaching MPS Scar Release Therapy at COPA 2015

On June 10th and 11th, I spoke at the COPA show, which was a private practice show. The show was fascinating as it was considered to have the best treatment techniques in the world being presented! It was an exciting show to be a part of.

Physical Scars and Chronic Pain

Scars are produced on the body after surgical interventions. When the skin is cut to perform surgery, a scar is formed after the skin is approximated and healed. Scars are also formed when tissues are injured. A stretch is produced on the skin after the formation of scar on the body.

Emotional Blockages, Emotional Pain, and Chronic Pain

Pain, particularly chronic pain, is considered as an emotion disorder and a physical impression. Thought, mood and behavior are affected by this complex experience and are turned into isolation and drug dependence.

Sacrum and Chronic Pain

Sacrum is a bone, triangular in shape, fixed at the base of the spine. It makes the upper back portion of the pelvis like a slice in between two pelvic bones. The last lumbar vertebra is connected superiorly with it and the coccyx is present on the lower border of it.

Jaw, TMJ and Chronic Pain

When temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is injured, a disorder of jaw muscles and nerves is developed called temporomandibular joint syndrome. The jawbone is connected to the skull by temporomandibular joint.