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The patient-doctor relationship needs repair

The patient-doctor relationship has evolved over centuries. In ancient times health was determined by mystical forces or the mythological gods. The Greeks had Zeus, Apollo and Asclepius. The Romans adopted Aesculapius and revered Mercury and his healing wand – The Caduceus.In modern times, the sick appeal to their healing divinities, …

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What’s Up Doc? Is it Dupuytren’s contracture or trigger finger?

Question: I have an issue with my middle finger which has gotten worse, and now I cannot bend it. I thought it was a trigger finger, but my doctor said it is Dupuytren’s. What’s the difference?Answer: The muscles that flex and extend the fingers are in the forearm, connected to …