Updated Results of Radiotherapy Treatment for Ledderhose disease

I had the pleasure of presenting a poster at a conference in Barcelona on the weekend, showing the results of treating patients with radiotherapy for Ledderhose disease. These confirm my earlier results showing that 70-80% of patients benefit from this treatment with minimal side-effects. Please contact me if you would like to know more about this […]

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Coffee Talk – Q&A session

Dr Richard Shaffer was recently asked to host a Q&A session with members of the Dupuytren’s Disease Support Group (DDSG). The topic of the session was Radiotherapy for the treatment of Dupuytren’s, Ledderhose and Peyronie’s disease. As lots of interesting questions were raised in the Q&A session, we wanted to share some of the highlights […]

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Dr Richard Shaffer Dupuytren's Disease
Introducing the Dupuytren’s Disease Support Group Flipbook

By Richard Shaffer | June 2017 Dupuytren’s Disease Support Group Flipbook I am writing to announce that there is a new and excellent source of information available for review online, offering information and guidance on Dupuytren’s disease and Ledderhose disease – The DDSG Flipbook. This book includes: General information about the disease, research and advocacy An […]

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Dupuytren Patient Experience
Information following Radiotherapy treatment for Dupuytren’s and Ledderhose disease

This blog post gives guidelines as to what to expect in the coming weeks now that your radiotherapy treatment is complete, and advice as to what to do and what to avoid with your hands and feet. What side-effects should I expect in the weeks after radiotherapy treatment? Radiotherapy treatment may cause mild redness, soreness […]

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