Skin Care Services

SCAR RELEASE THERAPY

Got Scars? Treating Scars with the Dolphin Neurostim™

Small Scar Therapy - $35 – 30-minute service time
Typically treats scars with total surface area up to 8 inches
Large/Multi Scar Therapy - $60 – 1 hour service time
Typically treats scars with surface area larger than 8 inches, or multiple scars in one session.

Most people don’t realize it, but with most scars there’s the scarring you see on the outside at the incision site, and then there’s the scarring you can’t see on the inside – called an adhesion. While both can cause issues, adhesions are the primary culprits for much of the chronic pain and dysfunction faced by anyone who has undergone surgery.

Surgery is the leading cause of adhesions in the body. These adhesions develop naturally when there is internal trauma to our bodies, such as a surgical operation. While they’re naturally occurring, they can have adverse effects on our bodies by connecting tissue that shouldn’t be connected, like organs – in fact, women who’ve had a C-section sometimes develop Small Bowel Obstruction, a condition where the intestinal tract is kinked and twisted by adhesions. Adhesions also connect to our fascia, the web-like structure that connects all organs and tissues in our bodies. When they connect to our fascia, they can distort it, pulling muscles and pinching nerves. Even one small scar can cause significant muscle imbalances throughout the entire body, producing pain and muscle weakness far removed from the scar or trauma site. This limits our ability to move freely, and heightens the sensitivity of the autonomic nervous system, which controls our pain.

How does the Dolphin Neurostim™ work?

The Dolphin Neurostim™ is applied to each side of the visible scar, transferring gentle, DC microcurrent deep into the tissue of the skin. The use of the microcurrent probes on the tissue surrounding the scar creates a healing, inflammatory response – dead cells and scar tissue are broken down by the body; circulation is increased to the area; and the lymphatic system excretes the dead cells. When the microcurrent enters our body, it also helps to electrically “repolarize,” or release, the thickened scar tissue. This can release any part of the fascia or muscle that has been impinged by the scarring. All of this helps return mobility, improve appearance, and decrease pain both at the site of the scar and anywhere else in the body that the scar may be affecting.

In as few as one treatment, you should begin to see visible changes in the appearance of the scar, as well as a reduction in the tightness and restriction felt at the site of the scar. The duration of treatment will depend on how long you’ve had the scar, how deep it is, and the severity of any pain you may be having. There is no expiration date on scar release! A scar that is 20 years old can be treated as effectively as a scar that is only a few months old.