Any Tips For Scarring

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Hi everyone

I'm 10 weeks post op from ankle surgery. My incision has healed well and I was wondering what you guys have been using on your incisions to help with scaring. Today was a milestone I'm now walking in a athletic shoe, YAY!!!!

 

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    Hi Machelle,

    That's awesome news that you are in a shoe now... my foot is still too swollen to put one on but we're getting there.

    I've just been using Vitamin E on mine and it seems to be doing the trick.

    Keep up the great progress!

    Deb

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      I had to go to a running shoe store and be fitted in a double wide athletic shoe! I have to wear a lace up ankle brace inside my show along with a swollen foot,  but at least I got out of the boot. 

      Good luck with your progress too Deb! biggrin

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    Yes, Deb’s got the right idea. Vitamin E works a treat. I actually snipped the end off a Vitamin E capsule (oral) and use the oil inside. Deep massage as firm as you can tolerate in tiny circles. I’m 8 weeks post op and my 3 inch incision is barely visible!! Good luck with it. 

    Jodi

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