Arthritis At Home Episode 86 – Grace & Able: The Art of Compression Gloves for Arthritis
Compression gloves and assistive devices for arthritis can be an important part of arthritis care. In this episode of Arthritis at Home, Sarah Dillingham, Founder and President of Grace & Able and a person living with rheumatoid arthritis, discusses her journey to create patient-tested, functional, and aesthetically pleasing compression gloves and explains how they work. She also highlights the importance of the “universal design movement” and how arthritis products need to be a part of the design evolution of health care products.
Check out these helpful resources to learn more:
Grace & Able
- How to do the “six pack” hand exercises – https://bit.ly/3Brpm0Q
- Pain, healing and compression – https://bit.ly/3iOSuGT
- Pain and the brain – https://bit.ly/3kHHLAC
- JointHealth™ insight – Smart Design for People Living with Arthritis: https://jointhealth.org/programs-jhinsight-view.cfm?id=225&locale=en-CA