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Fri, Jul 26



Scar Tissue with William Burton - 8 hours PA approved.

Scar Tissue with William Burton - 8 hours PA approved.
Scar Tissue with William Burton - 8 hours PA approved.

Time & Location

Jul 26, 2024, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Pittsburgh, 3600 Laketon Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15235, USA

About The Event

Scar tissue can have surprising superficial and deep impacts on the body which are (more often than not) overlooked by health professionals. Massage professionals and manual bodyworkers need to consider the physiological effects of scar tissue which can have a huge restriction on muscles, fascia, nerve pathways, circulatory pathways and lymph flow. Not treating scar tissue can be the catalyst for many of our chronic conditions. 

In this course, we weill learn the definition of scar tissue, the good side and bad side of scar tissue and how it is formed. We will examine where scar tissue falls in line with the healing process by looking at soft tissue dysfunctions as well as discussing how scar tissue forms into a stubborn chronic dysfunction if left untreated. We will discuss the physiology of of scar tissue, stages of healing, different types of scars and their physiological and psychological effects and various treatments used by many therapists to minimize or totally rid the body of scar tissue.

Techniques include but are not limited to: Cross fiber friction, myofascial release, ART, STR and IASTM.

William Burton, life-long citizen of Philadelphia, PA. Is the owner of Mindbody Therapeutics and seasoned massage workshop instructor with experience teaching in the fields of Massage Cupping, Deep Tissue and Sports Massage, Therapeutic Stretching, Scar Tissue Therapy, as well as Assessment and Testing for the Massage Therapist.

Since the beginning of his massage career, William has been passionately searching for the answer to one of the body's most elusive questions- what causes pain? It has been his life mission to find alternatives to medications and help his clients live better and pain-free lives. His career has been dedicated to the study of and implementation of some the most up to date and advanced techniques, including cupping therapy, scar tissue therapy, human movement science, manual lymph drainage and soft tissue mobilization.

Students please bring to class: set of sheets, lotion and notebook.


  • Scar tissue

    Sale ends: Jul 19, 5:00 PM



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