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One Dup, Two Dup, Red Dup, Blue Dup
May 17, 2018

So much is known about Dupuytren; much more needs to be known. Dupuytren probably isn’t one single diagnosis or one single disease. It’s the end result of overlapping causes. It’s a late effect of many possible causes, the same way similar looking scars can be the late effects of different injuries – cuts, burns, blunt trauma and […]

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Dupuytren Triggers: 60 second survey
On: Dec 16, 2017
By: Charles Eaton

Dupuytren Triggers Yes, that’s a picture of Roy Roger’s horse, Trigger. You might not have been expecting that. Dupuytren also shows up unexpectedly. People have normal hands, and then they don’t. Many feel the problem came out of nowhere. Others may recall some event happening around the same time as Dupuytren first appeared and conclude […]

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Survey Results: Musicians with Dupuytren
On: Dec 15, 2017
By: Charles Eaton

Survey Results: Musicians with Dupuytren Nearly 200 musicians with Dupuytren took the Nov 2017 Dupuytren Research Group Survey on the impact of Dupuytren disease on playing a musical instrument. All those surveyed had Dupuytren disease. People were asked how bent their fingers were, whether or not they had previous Dupuytren treatment, the impact of Dupuytren […]

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Musicians with Dupuytren: 60 Second Survey
On: Nov 3, 2017
By: Charles Eaton

Musicians with Dupuytren The curse of the MacCrimmons! Dupuytren contracture has been called this because it crippled the MacCrimmons, the famous pipers of the Isle of Skye: the first record of Dupuytren interfering with playing a musical instrument (although some might question whether or not bagpipes are a “musical” instrument). This month’s 60 Second Survey […]

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Handwriting and Dupuytren Disease: Sixty Second Survey Results
On: Aug 15, 2017
By: Charles Eaton

Does Dupuytren disease affect handwriting? 635 people responded to the Dupuytren Research Group Sixty Second Survey of the effect of Dupuytren on their handwriting. This survey asked three questions of people living with Dupuytren disease: Does Dupuytren affect your writing hand? No Yes, without contracture Yes, with contracture If yes to #1,  has Dupuytren disease affected […]

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Dupuytren and Handwriting
On: Aug 3, 2017
By: Charles Eaton

Does Dupuytren affect your handwriting or how you write? Yes or no, we’d love to know! Take the short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DUP-handwriting – it will take less than 60 seconds. Results will be released next week. Please repost/retweet! Thanks – Charles Eaton MD

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