What is Compression gloves?

Category: Equipment


Compression gloves are used for patients with lymphedema, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and repetitive motion, these gloves provide compression and support for weak or aching hands and wrists. They are available as full gloves or fingerless.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Inflammation 2 0
Joint pain 1 0
Pain in wrist 1 0
Swelling in hands 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Compression gloves

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently using Compression gloves

Dosage Patients
8 hr daily 1
1other as needed 1


Currently using Compression gloves

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 4
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Compression gloves.