Category Archives: Upper body

Bodyquirk of the Month: Torticollis

This month’s bodyquirk is personal for me, because it’s something I have been suffering with. It’s called Torticollis  and it can be congenital, but most commonly it comes on spontaneously and will self-resolve after 4 to 6 weeks without treatment. … Continue reading

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Bent and Locked Fingers? Is it Dupuytren’s Contracture?

Last blog we talked about trigger finger but sometimes trigger finger can be confused with Dupuytren’s contracture and vice versa. Dupuytren’s (du-pwe-TRANZ) contracture (DC) is a condition that develops slowly affecting the connective tissue under the skin of the palm. … Continue reading

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