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All About MSTR®


Article by Cyndi George

Photography by Cyndi George

Scars can be a source of discomfort and limitations in our lives, affecting both physical and emotional well-being. However, there is a groundbreaking therapy called McLoughlin Scar Tissue Release (MSTR) that offers hope for those seeking relief from scar-related pain and restricted functionality. In this blog post, we will explore how MSTR can maximize the benefits of this therapy, providing individuals with enhanced pain alleviation and improved functionality.

Understanding Scar Tissue:

When our skin undergoes trauma or injury, it heals by forming scar tissue. However, this tissue lacks the elasticity and flexibility of healthy tissue, often leading to pain and restricted movement. Traditional scar management techniques may fall short in addressing these underlying issues. This is where MSTR becomes a powerful solution.

The Principles of MSTR:

MSTR is a specialized therapy technique that focuses on releasing adhesions and tension within scar tissue, allowing for improved mobility and reduced pain. Cynshine®, Cyndi George an  experienced provider and International Instructor of MSTR®, understands the intricate details of this therapy and provides training to therapists all over the world and  locally can tailor the sessions to each individual's unique needs. With her expertise, she can optimize the results and ensure a more effective treatment.  If you are not in the Phoenix area, it’s not a problem,  Cyndi can help you locate a certified practitioner anywhere in the world! 

Alleviating Pain:

Scar tissue can be a source of chronic pain, affecting daily life and overall well-being. MSTR offers a significant reduction in pain by targeting the root cause of discomfort—the adhesions and restrictions within scar tissue. Cyndi precisely applies the MSTR techniques, allowing for a noninvasive gentle and effective remodeling of the fibrous bands. This personalized approach ensures a comprehensive pain alleviation experience, providing individuals with much-needed relief.

Improving Functionality:

Restricted functionality caused by scar tissue can limit everyday activities and hinder individuals' quality of life. With MSTR, individuals can experience enhanced functionality in scar tissue. By combining the knowledge of scar tissue dynamics with the principles of MSTR, we can effectively break down adhesions and restore the natural glide of underlying tissues. This optimized functionality enables individuals to regain freedom of movement, pursue physical activities without hindrance, and regain confidence in their body's capabilities.

Holistic Approach:

At Cynshine®, the MSTR® sessions are embedded within a holistic approach to scar management. They understand that healing encompasses both physical and emotional aspects. Beyond the physical benefits of pain alleviation and improved functionality, we provide a supportive and empathetic environment for individuals. This holistic approach ensures that the emotional well-being of individuals is addressed, fostering self-confidence, body acceptance, and empowerment throughout the MSTR journey.

Enhancing the MSTR® Experience with Cynshine®:

Cynshine's expertise and commitment to excellence amplify the benefits of MSTR® sessions. We work closely with individuals, creating a personalized treatment plan that aligns with their unique needs and goals. By harnessing our in-depth knowledge of scar tissue dynamics, Cynshine® ensures that each MSTR® session is optimized for maximum results.

Furthermore, Cynshine® offers ongoing support and guidance throughout the healing process, providing individuals with a comprehensive approach to scar management. Through open communication and education, we empower individuals to actively participate in their healing journey, making informed decisions and achieving long-lasting results.

Book an MSTR session at Cynshine today!  If you are a Pilates Instructor, Body worker or therapist and are interested in learning this research proven technique for your practice and your patients, please join our waiting list.