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McLoughlin Scar tissue Release®

What is McLoughlin Scar tissue Release®?


MSTR® is an innovative, pain-free, natural method of helping you with your scars. Gentle, finger-tip pressure is applied to the area to help free the restrictions in the scar. No force is involved and the work is always applied within your tolerance.

Is your Scar holding you back, or causing pain that you wouldn't perhaps relate to a scar you have?


Treatment of your scar is Vital! According to research, if a scar is left untreated it may make other therapeutic interventions less effective or not last as long. Even though your scar may be many years old this may be the release your body has been searching for. Often just a couple of sessions can produce a dramatic changes that you can see or feel.

Massage Therapy

What scars can do to us

Scars may have a huge influence on presenting problems. They can cause-


• Restrictions in the fascia, so

   affecting ROM

• Reduction in blood and lymph flow

   weaken muscular strength

• Reduce the flow of energy

   inhibit joint movement

• They may look and feel unpleasant,

   and may even upset us

   emotionally due to the traumatic

   events that created them

"Scar from a 1mm melanoma" by Lee Jordan

"Scar from a 1mm melanoma" by Lee Jordan is licensed with CC BY-SA 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit

"Scar after a cesarean section, close up

"Scar after a cesarean section, close up" by wuestenigel is licensed with CC BY 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit

Fortunately help is at hand


This work is suitable for all types of scars, including post surgical scars such as: 

• Mastectomy, lumpectomy, etc.

• Appendix, gall bladder, etc.

• Hysterectomy

• C-section

• Joint replacement scars – knee, hip, etc.


It may also be considered for burn scars, trauma wounds, facial scars, muscle tears, etc.


It may even be helpful for muscle tears and plantar facciitis, too! 

"Massage" by gaelx is licensed with CC B

A Personal Story


I was very keen to add this course to my toolkit because I am covered in scars and knew that some weren't quite right. It became very useful to be a case study for a fellow therapist after my third born was delivered by C-section, too. I was still completing my own case studies at the time of my pregnancy and birth, so to then be able to experience how effective this technique is actually astounded me due to the results I had.

Since becoming a body-worker I have become even more in tune with my own body and after having a C-section, as amazing as our bodies are at healing, I knew I hadn't healed well. I could feel all sorts of tension in places, and back pain that I half-suspected was due to my scar, so I couldn't wait until I could have my own scar worked on. It made me feel sick to touch or even look at, let alone the restrictions and pain it was causing. By the end of the first session it had softened and I no longer had a problem to touch or look at it.


I have worked on various scars and seen some fantastic results more often than not, including:


• Mastectomy

• Laparoscopy in various areas

• C-section

• Appendix

• Plantar faciitis

• Spinal block/epidural 

• Car accidents

• Knee operations

• Injury caused by broken bones

• And some scars where the client relates it to an extremely traumatic event.

I love working on all scars, but have a particular interest in C-section work, due to my own personal experience.

Please contact me to find out more

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