Dr. Gil: Don’t wait for Dupuytren’s disease symptoms to worsen before seeking treatment

You may never have heard about Dupuytren’s disease – so you may be surprised to learn about 200,000 people each year suffer from this condition that can cause the tissue in your hands to stiffen and, if left untreated, can cause your fingers to permanently bend. However, before the symptoms get too bad, you should know there are treatments.

University Orthopedics Hand Specialist Dr. Joseph Gil spoke with NBC10’s Barbara Morse about Dupuytren’s disease during a HealthCheck segment this week. Watch the full segment »