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How long should I wear therapy gloves for rheumatoid arthritis?

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Therapy gloves are designed to be worn for eight hours -- about the length of time you sleep.

From: RA Gloves WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Suresh, E. , September 2004. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine

Nasir, S. , December 2014. Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease

Culic, D. , December 1979. American Journal of Physical Medicine

McKnight, P. , December 1992. Arthritis Care and Research

Hammond, A. , March 23, 2015. Clinical Rehabilitation

Reviewed by David Zelman on June 06, 2018

SOURCES:

Suresh, E. , September 2004. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine

Nasir, S. , December 2014. Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease

Culic, D. , December 1979. American Journal of Physical Medicine

McKnight, P. , December 1992. Arthritis Care and Research

Hammond, A. , March 23, 2015. Clinical Rehabilitation

Reviewed by David Zelman on June 06, 2018

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