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dupuytrens contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture: Overview, Symptoms, and Treatment

Dupuytren’s disease, or Dupuytren’s contracture, is a condition of the hand in which the fingers flex and contract, or permanently curl, into the palm. Dense nodules underneath the skin and pitting of the skin can also be present. The small finger and ring finger are... Read More

Prehabilitation: Training for Surgery or Sport

Prehabilitation (or “prehab”) refers to a therapy program designed either to prepare the body for surgery or as a method of injury prevention for athletic training, the work environment, or everyday functional activities. In this article, we first summarize prehab’s mental, emotional, and physical benefits... Read More