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Dupuytren’s Contracture Relief Balm

This balm was designed by a team of medical doctors, working closely with natural therapists and individuals suffering from this chronic inflammatory disorder. (Read more about the causes of Dupuytren’s contracture).  The aim was to develop a high quality balm which can be used along side stretching and massage with the aim of relieving the discomfort of Dupuytrens’ contracture. Its unique properties arise from careful selection of completely natural, rare pure plant based oils and bases which are known to be:

  • Naturally anti-inflammatory
  • Rich in Antioxidant phytochemicals
  • DNA repairing properties
  • Deeply moisturising
  • Only purified plant based oils and extracts

No artificial chemicals, preservatives, parabes, or hydrocarbons

NOT YET AVAILABLE

This balm is supplied in a box containing two 30 ml tubes. We post immediately but please allow 10-15 days to arrive – if it does not please contact us. Unfortunately we do not supply outside the UK.
£ 18.90 + £1.05 pp

How to use Dupuytren’s Relief balm

[1] Massage in and around thickening twice a day for at least one minute as demonstrated below. If the balm is difficult to squeeze out of the tube then try warming the tube a little..

[2] Stretch and exercise the hands after applying the balm, again for at least two minutes. You should apply some tension on to the tendons and ligaments but try not to induce pain as this may cause more damage. Before stretching, warm up your hands in warm water or a heat pack. Her are some tip on how to best to stretch the palmer ligaments which, to work need to be performed every day:

  • Gently bend your fingers backward from your palm.
  • With your fingers on the edge of a table, palm down, then lift the palm upward gradually, keeping your fingers flat.
  • Rotate the wrist from side to side
  • Put your hand in a prayer position pushing the palms and fingers together
  • Do not over stretch and cause pain which may be counter productive

[3] Protect your hands:

  • Avoid a tight grip on tools by building up the handles with pipe insulation or cushion tape.
  • Use gloves with heavy padding during heavy grasping tasks.

Other  dietary factors

Eat an anti-inflammatory diet. Dupuytren’s is a chronic inflammatory process which can be exacerbated by some foods and toxins in our environment and helped by others. (see how to reduce chronic inflammation). In addition to stopping smoking try:

Reduce alcohol intake >>
Cutting out processed sugar >>
Exercise and stretch regularly >>
Reduce saturated fats increase omega 3 fat intake >>
Ensure adequate intake of health plant based polyphenol rich foods >>