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Dupuytren Minute Message: Sports and Exercise 2
By: Charles Eaton
Oct 30, 2014
Rock Climbing and Dupuytren Disease

Rock climbing increases risk of Dupuytren contracture. Read the full article here:  http://goo.gl/Ns2xOE
The more hours spent, the greater the risk. Why? Dupuytren biology is fed by mechanical stress. Stress alone won’t give you Dupuytren disease, but with genetic Dupuytren risk, stressing your palms might start it early. Probably same for handball, rowing, BMX: all stress the palm. Be nice to your hands.  #Dupuytren

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