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Have You Developed a Lump in the Center of Your Palm?

Post Date: September 2, 2020

Have you suddenly developed a lump in the center of your palm and have no idea where it came from or what it is? The most common cause of this lump is Dupuytren’s Contracture. There is no specific cause of Dupuytren’s Contracture; however, it is related to the palm’s connective tissues. The condition is often connected to smoking, drinking alcohol, epileptic seizures, and diabetes. Dupuytren’s Contracture is known to be hereditary, most likely in adults of 40 years or more. It is also more common in men than in women.


Dupuytren’s Contracture is actually quite common, with over 200,000 cases in the US every year. If not treated, Dupuytren’s can cause fingers to bend inwards towards the palm of your hand. The modules that have created the lump in the hand are standard in sufferers of the condition. When you are affected by Dupuytren’s Contracture, everyday activities can become extremely difficult because of the inability to use your thumbs. Simple movements such as gripping or grabbing an item can be almost impossible because of the unnatural way the fingers bend towards the palm.


The good news is that Dupuytren’s Contracture is slow developing and can be cured with the correct treatment. It is recommended to use either a Dupuytren’s wand or Dupuytren’s tape, which can be found here Dupuytren-Cure.

It is imperative that you begin treatment as early as possible. The other alternative treatment is surgery; this is known to leave the hand tender and leaves an unattractive scar. In many cases, the condition is not entirely repaired and may return after surgery, so getting the Dupuytren’s wand or tape is a real necessity. You will want to begin treatment of the condition as early as possible for the best results.


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Dupuytren’s Wand – Home Treatment for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Post Date: June 19, 2020


Dupuytren’s contracture is an abnormal thickening and tightening of the elastic tissue that resides underneath the skin of the hand. It is a progressive hand deformity that develops over time, with more frequency seen in males over the age of 50. 


Dupuytren’s contracture, unfortunately, renders the hand in a permanently flexed position with difficulty in straightening the fingers. Starting as small nodular swellings, these scar tissues eventually coalesce together to usually involve more than one finger. This presentation is more commonly seen in the ring finger followed by the little and the middle finger. 


Dupuytren’s contracture is sometimes also called the Viking disease and has an unknown etiology. However, dynamics such as family history, chronic alcoholism, smoking, thyroid diseases, hand trauma, and diabetes mellitus, etc. are few proposed risk factors that are known to contribute to the pathophysiology of this deformity.


This condition not only gives rise to cosmetic concerns, discomfort, and pain but, also makes simple tasks a challenge to be conducted by the affected hand. 


Fortunately, today with the advancement of medical science, simple management protocols exits that efficiently tackle this problem. One such practical solution is the Dupuytren’s kit, which provides immediate results at home, without requiring any professional assistance.


The Dupuytren’s kit includes the Dupuytren’s wand, the Dupuytren’s tape, and a proprietary jelly that is to be applied over the desired healing site prior to the therapy session.


This Duputyren’s wand provides effective results with its ultrasound frequencies and far-infrared heat waves that gradually break down the scar tissue forming the nodules underneath the skin of the hand.  Beneficial outcomes are observed within the first few sessions of the treatment and significant relief from contracture occurs with continuous use.  


The ultrasound therapy session is recommended to be followed by a secure yet flexible splinting with the proprietary Dupuytren’s tape that is provided with the kit. The tape is to be applied from the pad of the affected finger, going over the tip to the backside of the hand. This provides extra comfort by securely holding the fingers in an extending position for extended periods. Thereby, increasing the range of motion and flexibility in hand movements. The tape is specially designed to be worn throughout the day with its waterproof, fully adherent, synthetic microfiber material that has a strong grip over the skin.


In all, the Dupuytren wand is an economical, pain-free and non-invasive home treatment for Dupuytren’s contracture.