Scar Tissue Release

Scar tissue naturally forms as a result of trauma or puncture to the skill. 


While its formation is often essential, scar tissue can cause underlying problems which may aggravate other conditions preventing them from healing such as abdominal surgeries impacting on low back pain, or ankle sprains affecting gait and posture creating referred pains.  This is why I always approach your body from a holistic stance.

McLoughlin Scar Tissue Release®️ (MSTR) is an innovative successful method giving long lasting results.  The technique is quick, easy to apply and receive and may benefit scar tissue no matter how long you've had it,

even decades.

What scars might benefit?

The answer is any scar at all, no matter how small like an epidural or a laparoscopy scar, or how large such as a hip replacement or mastectomy.

Common scars that I work with are:

  • Caesarian section (see video) & hysterectomy

  • abdominal/bowel/appendix

  • spinal fusion

  • joint replacements

  • knee procedures & replacements

  • mastectomy, breast reductions or enhancements

  • heart surgery

  • broken bones, eg femur, tibia, fibula, ankle, wrists, elbows

  • toe & foot surgery

Other conditions where MSTR may prove successful are:


  • plantar fasciitis

  • Dupuytrens contracture

  • fibrous tissue that has formed from lack of movement during recovery such as dislocation of / or frozen shoulder

  • pulls or tears to muscles, tendons & ligaments

  • deep impact ie whiplash

  • sprains to ankles or wrists

  • repetitive stress injuries

  • sports injuries

  • burns & skin grafts


C-sections may leave trauma not just scars

What might I be experiencing?

When tissue is restricted through scarring it may pull or drag into other tissue such as muscles limiting movement, or into internal organs causing adhesions.

Some common symptoms from scar tissue are:

  • pain in or around area of scar

  • burning or itching

  • numbness - complete or partial

  • tingling

  • sensitivity

  • lumpy or unsightly tissue

  • reduced range of motion

  • nerve discomfort or pain

There may be a psychological aspect with a scar too depending on the circumstances around how it was obtained.  

History of MSTR

"Probably the most valuable and important technique I ever developed"

                                                                                                      Alastair McLoughlin

Alastair is the architect and developer of McLoughlin Scar Tissue Release®️ (MSTR).  He has taught his work all over the world for many years, with immense interest from healthcare professionals from all kinds of modalities and disciplines.

It is due to this interest that Alastair has now launched MSTR under its own esteem with his global team of instructors, of which I am fortunate to belong.

Alastair's experience as a bodyworker commenced in the early 1980's.  In the 1990's he spent over 7 years (1997-2005) teaching as one of the UK's foremost senior instructors with The Bowen Therapy Academy of Australia.  A further 7 years (2011-2018) was spent teaching his own techniques which enhanced his clinic work together with that of the hundreds of other practitioners he taught around the world.

He has gathered experience of working on hundreds - if not thousands of scars - perfecting this technique to pass on to trained practitioners.