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The Best Gloves for Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Best Gloves for Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Best Gloves for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Therapy gloves can improve grip, strength, and pinch strength and have been recommended by occupational therapists as an alternative therapy for RA.

According to Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease, there are about 4 different types of therapy gloves. They are designed to provide, warmth, support, compression, or any combination of the three. Heat and compression can increase blood flow while also reducing swelling. Gloves are also helpful with gripping which is a common problem with RA. There is limited scientific data available on the effectiveness of various gloves, but most of the products that are sold contain online reviews. This article looks at some top brands.