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A-Gloves is a randomised controlled multi-centre trial comparing the effects of two different arthritis gloves.  

We are looking at people with Rheumatoid Arthritis or Inflammatory Arthritis and persistent hand pain and want to understand:

  • Whether there is difference in hand pain during activity between patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis or Inflammatory Arthritis who receive either of the two gloves;        
  • Whether there are differences in self-reported hand pain during activity, during the day at rest, at night, hand stiffness, and hand function; disability; adherence; and NHS costs;        
  • Participants’ views of the effects of the two gloves.        

The two arthritis gloves look like:

Arthritis GlovesArthritis Glove

More information on our study can be found on the Participant Information Sheet.

Our study is funded by NIHR and you can find out more on the UK Clinical Trials Gateway website.

Find out how our Trial is progressing by viewing our newsletters: