Scar Management

Your skin is the largest organ in your body and plays a key role in the maintenance of your health and daily function.

At Align Health our scar management clinicians are occupational therapists who have completed intensive post-graduate study within the specialist field of scar and burns care.
 
We will work with you to ensure optimal wound healing and scars that become as flat and pliable as possible - preventing contractures and achieving optimal function and cosmetic appearance.

Our highly experienced team work closely with plastic surgeons and offer comprehensive assessment and management plans for anyone that has a scar as a result of a:

  • Burn
  • Trauma which has resulted in damage to the skin
  • Surgical line
  • Grafts and flaps
  • Medical condition that may have the potential to cause scarring

How can Scar Management help me?

  • Wound dressing and education
  • Massage and soft tissue release
  • Contact media - taping, silicon and putty moulds
  • Compression therapy - off-the-shelf products, custom measured garments
  • Movement, stretching and rehabilitation programmes
  • Pain management and desensitisation techniques
  • Sensory assessment and retraining
  • Custom made supports and splints

Our Scar Management Clinician

Deane Bell