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

Manage your condition with these patient resources.

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Medically reviewed in November 2022

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.

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