Rolfing and the Scar Tissue

Usually scars are ignored and stored in the subconscious or in the unconscious. Also one does not usually look with attention at the pain, itching or irritations of a scar. This can involve more and more complications over time, that can manifest in areas that do not immediately results connected with the scar.

Usually scars are ignored and stored in the subconscious or in the unconscious. Also one does not usually look with attention at the pain, itching or irritations of a scar. This can involve more and more complications over time, that can manifest in areas that do not immediately results connected with the scar.

For example a bile surgery can cause many problems in the right shoulder. Or an appendix surgery can limit the mobility in the right ankle or influence a C-section hip mobility with effects on daily movements such as walking. It can also create tensions in the urogenital system.

The structural limitations can have, in addition to physiological, and motoric influence, also an influence on self-perception and emotions.

The Scar treatment originated by Sharon Wheeler is not focused on cosmetic results, which can still be a nice additional result, but on the integration of the scar tissue in the surrounding connective tissue, represented by the fascial web.

In this way, the perception and functioning of affected areas is improved. The scar treatment itself should not hurt at all, to the contrary, it creates often a pleasant experience. With time, the tension will decrease and people will experience more sensitivity. As a result, the scar will be belonging more to the body.

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