Dupuytren’s Contracture is a genetic disease where the soft tissue in the palm of the hand thickens creating difficulty with opening the hand and one or more fingers. In early and mild cases, occupational therapy can provide education on self management and orthotic intervention to reduce tightness. Exercises are taught to encourage mobility of the hand. If a surgical procedure is needed, the hand therapist would work closely with your surgeon for an appropriate rehabilitation program.
Holy Cross Hospital Activates Crisis Standards of Care
For two years our world has been struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. This new virus has made its way to every corner of the planet and as it travels, it mutates. COVID-19 is a burden to everyone, but health care workers around the world have been fighting on the front lines since day one, with […]More Info >