What are Xiaflex Injections?

Xiaflex is a drug that can be injected into fingers with Dupuytren’s disease or contractions as an alternative to surgery to counteract the symptoms, or effects, of the cord that is causing the problem.

Who should have Xiaflex Injections?

If you can’t lay your hand flat on the table and have been diagnosed by one of our hand specialists with Dupuytren’s disease or contracture, you may be a candidate for Xiaflex injections.

How well do Xiaflex Injections work?

Depending upon the individual, these injections work well to help straighten your finger.

What can I expect when I have Xiaflex Injections?

These injections are done under local anesthesia in the office. Three days later, the hand is put under local anesthesia and a manipulation to extend the fingers is done. You can expect some swelling and bruising lasting one to two weeks after the injection.