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By: Charles Eaton
Apr 6, 2009

Hand therapy and splinting are usually a big part of recovery after open surgery for Dupuytren’s contracture. Despite a drive for evidence based medicine, evidence for the effectiveness of splinting after open Dupuytren’s surgery is still elusive. Debbie Larson and Christina Jerosch-Herold review the issue in this article (link to full text pdf): Clinical effectiveness […]

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Needle Aponeurotomy
On: Jul 23, 2007
By: Charles Eaton

A new option is available for people who suffer from the bent fingers of Dupuytren’s contracture allowing patients to avoid the risks, ordeal and lengthy recovery associated with traditional open surgical techniques. This quick office procedure has been practiced in France for over 30 years, and is now catching on in the USA. www.needledup.com

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