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Definition: ergonomic glove

A stiff glove that keeps the wrist in the proper position for typing in order to prevent or help remedy carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive motion injuries. One variation on the glove extends design support specifically to the thumb. See carpal tunnel syndrome.

The Smart Glove
IMAK Products' ergonomic glove uses a removable splint (upper cutout) to keep the wrist in the proper position. The ergoBeads (bottom cutout) massage the carpal tunnel area. (Image courtesy of IMAK Products Corporation, www.imakproducts.com)