IMAK Arthritis Gloves were designed by an orthopedic surgeon and help relieve aches, pains, and stiffness associated with Arthritis of the hands. The unique design provides mild compression for warmth and helps increase circulation and promote healing. The open fingertips allow full freedom to feel, touch, and grip all day. Ideal for arthritis, hand swelling, and cold hands, they may also help with neuropathy and poor circulation. Use in the office, around the house, or for knitting, gardening, crafts and hobbies. The gloves are also comfortable for use during the night. Arthritis Gloves have received the "Ease-of-Use Commendation" from the Arthritis Foundation. Arthritis Gloves are made of soft breathable cotton Lycra and can be hand washed in cold water and air dried.