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Is Massage an Effective Intervention in the Management of Post-Operative Scarring? A Scoping Review (2022)

Scott, H., Stockdale, C., Robinson, A., Robinson, L., & Brown, T. (2022). Is massage an effective intervention in the management of post-operative scarring? A scoping review. Journal of Hand Therapy, 35, 186-199.

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Scar massage is a widely used treatment modality in hand therapy; however, the evidence for its use in treating linear scars following surgery is limited. A total of 25 articles were included in this scoping review. All studies reported favorable out ...

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