New Adhesion Treatment

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90% of the millions of people undergoing abdominal or pelvic surgery will suffer through painful internal scar tissue. (KFSN)

Almost 90% of the millions of people undergoing abdominal or pelvic surgery every year will suffer through painful internal scar tissue. But it looks like there's a new way to remove that scar tissue and bring welcome pain relief and it works for other types of pain also!

It's taken 25 years to develop and perfect what they call "The Wurn Technique" but Larry and Belinda Wurn are convinced it's been worth the wait.

It feels like a deep tissue massage but this type of manual therapy aims at finding and detaching internal scar tissue, called adhesions that painfully wrap around abdominal or pelvic organs.

Richard King, MD, Medical Director at Clear Passage Therapies in Gainesville, Florida told Ivanhoe, "What you're doing with manual physical therapy is separating these adhesions with tension."

Larry Wurn, President at Clear Passage Therapies in Gainesville, Florida said, "They'll feel thicker and harder. Sometimes it feels like there's a broccoli under the skin."

Mark Thomas, a patient at Clear Passage Therapies explained, "When they were breaking the adhesions, I could actually feel the adhesions breaking so this was remarkable to me."

Mark Thomas' stomach is a road map of scars. He's had several surgeries to treat small bowel obstructions. But after undergoing "The Wurn Technique" there was no more surgery and no more pain.

"Immediately I could walk better. Immediately I had more range of motion" he said.

And this manual therapy isn't limited to surgical-related pain. Just ask Elizabeth Busch.

Busch told Ivanhoe, "For me it was pain with intercourse, it was a chronic, deep, right groin pain."

Elizabeth underwent 20 hours of the Wurn's manual therapy over the course of five days.

"By the time I left on Friday I felt that I was in a different body. It was really amazing" she said.

In fact, the Wurn's say out of the first 23 patients they treated, all but one patient reported a remarkable decrease in pain. And a study is now underway to see how this manual therapy measures up to surgery when it comes to treating small bowel obstructions caused by adhesions. The first results were just published in Gastroenterology.

By the way, "The Wurn Technique" costs between $5,000 and $6,000 and is covered by some insurance companies.

For more information, contact:

Larry Wurn

Medical Director at Clear Passage

352-215-5554

updates@clearpassage.com
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