Advertisement

The 5 Best Ways to Get Help for Dupuytren’s Contracture

The 5 Best Ways to Get Help for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Manage your condition with these patient resources.

If you’re living with Dupuytren’s contracture, a condition that causes the formation of tight, lumpy nodules in the hands, you know completing everyday tasks can be difficult and, often, frustrating. 

Get the expert-backed information you need to manage your condition—and even learn some Dupuytren’s contracture life hacks—from these trusted sources:

Dupuytren Foundation – Stay up-to-date on the most recent advancements in Dupuytren’s contracture research, connect with others living with the condition and spread awareness with the international organization Dupuytren Foundation.

Dupuytren’s Contracture Support Group – Connect and chat with those living with Dupuytren’s contracture in The Daily Strength’s DC community. Plus, learn (and share!) easy, real-life hacks that can make managing your condition easier. 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand – Get the must-know facts about Dupuytren’s contracture and the most up-to-date information on treatment options from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

National Institutes of Health Genetics Home Reference – Although there’s no known cause, it’s believed that genetics play a role in the development of Dupuytren’s contracture. See how genetic changes can affect your risk, and learn about other risk factors for the condition.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Learn about the symptoms, causes, risk factors and treatment options for Dupuytren’s contracture in this round-up from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

more from this guide

4 Simple Hand Exercises for Better Grip Strength
My Hands Feel Numb and Tingly—Is that Normal? My Hands Feel Numb and Tingly—Is that Normal?

Find out what's behind that mysterious sensation.

Read More
Treatment Options for Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment Options for Dupuytren's Contracture

Learn the most common—and successful—treatments for this hand disease.

Read More
What You Need to Know About Dupuytren's Contracture What You Need to Know About Dupuytren's Contracture

Having problems with your hands? Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this frustrating condition.

Read More