Dupuytren’s Contracture

What Is Dupuytren’s Contracture and What Are Its Symptoms?

2022-11-10T15:13:21-05:00November 10th, 2022|Dupuytren’s Contracture|

Dupuytren's contracture is a condition in which the tissue in the hand becomes thickened, making it difficult to move the fingers. The condition is more common in people of European descent and is estimated to affect up to 36 percent of the population in some European countries. What Is Dupuytren's Contracture? Dupuytren's disease is when [...]

Dupuytren’s Disease: A Silent Condition Affecting Millions

2022-02-02T16:17:32-05:00February 2nd, 2022|Dupuytren’s Contracture|

Dupuytren's disease is the most common hand condition you've never heard of. The disease can make fingers permanently bent, making simple tasks difficult, including writing and using hand tools. The disease typically affects the ring finger and the little finger but can affect the fingers you regularly use, such as the thumb and index finger.  [...]

What You Need to Know About Dupuytren’s Contracture

2021-08-05T03:46:56-04:00August 5th, 2021|Dupuytren’s Contracture|

Your body can be a host to different kinds of illnesses, depending on how you care for your body and other internal and external factors. However, the most common instigator for illnesses is a weaker and older body. Dupuytren’s contracture is a disease that affects a person’s fibrous layer of tissue beneath their skin. Through [...]

Doctors Want You to Know This About Dupuytren’s Contracture

2021-02-04T00:52:28-05:00February 4th, 2021|Dupuytren’s Contracture|

3% of Americans, which is approximately 10 million people, are affected in varying degrees by the chronic disease Dupuytren. It is a genetic disease that leads fingers to get bent and curl into palms. It is often debilitating, since it generally attacks the fascia. This is a skin layer in a person's palm that is [...]

All You Need to Know About Dupuytren’s Contracture

2020-06-25T08:04:44-04:00June 25th, 2020|Dupuytren’s Contracture|

Dupuytren’s Contracture is a chronic condition that involves one or more fingers in either hand to bend towards your palm. In particularly severe cases, it can restrict movement and limit the function of your hand, as you may no longer be able to grasp and grip objects.  The condition actually affects about 10 million people [...]

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