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Causes Of Hip Contracture
Many things!: Many things can cause this: weak hip abductors, tight adductor muscles, limb length discrepancy, tight hamstring muscles, pronation of the foot when walking, running on canted surfaces, running down hill quickly. You might want to see a physical therapist to learn stretches to improve this, then work on strengthening! ...Read more
Mostly genetic: Dupuytren's contracture is a fibroproliferative disorder with a strong family history. Almost 2/3's of people with this disease have an affected family member. There are some associations with diabetes, alcoholism, and the occasional post-injury case. For the most part it is transmitted within families with some northern european ancestry. Disease causes nodules, cords and finger contractures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dupuytrens, Peyronie: and Ledderhose are all fibromatosis of the fascial layer. They are related but one does not cause the other. If one has a significant amount of genes for the trait then those that have locations outside the hand and have knuckle pads have a usually more aggressive the in the hand. WRT to your real question NO one can't transfer it by contact from one body area to another or to another person . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Heard that if you have peyronies disease you could also have dupuytrens contractures. Does peyronies disease cause this?
I've heard that if you have peyronie's disease, you could also have dupuytren's contractures. Does peyronie's disease cause this?
Common cause: Dupuytren`s contractures, peyronies disease and foot contractures can occur in the same person or separately. The exact cause is not known but risk factors are male sex, family history, northern European descent, diabetes, and tobacco and alcohol use. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can dupuytrens contracture be caused by liver issues? I got diagnosed at ~39 years old. I believe one of my grandfathers had it too.
I have 2 herniated cervical discs, i suffer from severe dizziness. Is dizziness caused by hernia itself or the contractures it causes in the upper back?
No definite answer: Night time leg cramps are very common especially in middle aged folks and more so in the elderly. There has been no cause documented. Mineral deficiency is debatable as there's no proven relief from use of magnesium that is advertised as anti-cramp remedy. Quinine had worked the best until it was pulled off the market a few years ago. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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