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Dupuytren's Contracture Exercises

Dupuytren's contracture is a medical condition in which fibrous tissue in your fingers and palm area becomes thick and tight, causing fingers to curl and bend. Even though not a dangerous medical condition, severe cases may necessitate surgery if reaching the point of hindering everyday function. There are exercises to help strengthen and...

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Dr. Greene, my 14-year-old daughter Jaymie has been diagnosed with a connective tissue disorder. The disease has two names -- Dupuytren's contracture in the hands, and Plantar fibromatosis in her feet. We have been told that before she graduates from high school she will be in a wheelchair for the rest of her life. The disease is a genetic type of disease and it comes from my side of the family. They have told us that there is nothing they can or will do for her because she is so young. S...

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