Dupuytren’s Contracture — it’s those knots of tissue within the skin of your palm that constricts your hands and fingers. Annoying, yes, but you can begin treating it at home before rushing in for surgery. Start by self-administering a basic ultrasound and far infrared therapy using a Dupuytren’s Wand. After applying a layer of the… Continue reading How Ultrasound, Soft Heat and Proper Taping Can Help With Dupuytren’s Disease?
Viking hand syndrome is an ancient disease which is believed to have been originated with the Vikings in Northern Europe. The fingers of a person suffering from Viking hand disease tends to deform due to contraction of the palmar fascia. Also known as Dupuytren’s contracture, the Viking hand disease gets its other name from a… Continue reading WHAT IS VIKINGS DISEASE? WHERE DID THIS DISEASE ORIGINATE FROM?
With time, Dupuytren’s contracture condition is likely to worsen and cause discomfort doing the simplest of tasks. This is why many people seek Dupuytren’s contracture surgery as a measure to counter the situation. But, surgery is one Dupuytren’s contracture treatment that is not free of risks or side effects. Here are some of the most… Continue reading RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DUPUYTREN’S CONTRACTURE SURGERY.
Males aged 50 and above are more prone to be affected by the Dupuytren’s contracture. But, as far as the exact reason behind Dupuytren’s contracture is concerned, there is still some research that needs to be done. Dupuytren’s syndrome typically affects the ring and little finger, although any finger can fall victim. Additionally, Dupuytren’s typically… Continue reading WHAT CAUSES DUPUYTREN’S CONTRACTURE? CAN DUPUYTREN’S BE INHERITED?
Dupuytren’s contracture is a condition of the fingers in which the tissues under the skin of the palm start to tighten abnormally. As a result, the fingers start to bend and curl forward, leading to hand deformities of different severities. Dupuytren’s Tape can aid in the comfort and support needed during the early stages of… Continue reading WHAT ARE THE EARLY SIGNS OF DUPUYTREN’S CONTRACTURE
Post operation care after getting your Dupuytren’s contracture surgery is more important than most patients understand. From dressing and wound management to pain control, there are a number of factors that you must keep in mind to ensure a successful recovery of your hand. So, if you’ve recently gone through a Dupuytren’s contracture surgery, then… Continue reading TIPS FOR DUPUYTREN’S POST OPERATION CARE