What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Dupuytren's

Dupuytren's contracture is

It usually affects the ring and little

Massage is indicated for

Contracture

an idiopathic shrinking and

Fingers, pulling them into perma-

Dupuytren's contracture as long

(page 97)

thickening of the fascia an

nent flexion.

as sensation is present, although

 

the palm of the hand.

 

it may do little to reverse the

 

 

 

process if it's gone too far.

 

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