These elbow supports are latex free in construction. This McDavid elbow support is an approximate 8in elbow sleeve and offers firm compressive pressure with heat retention properties. Note: The elbow brace is contoured with darted seams for the best possible fit. Measure around elbow to determine the appropriate size for your McDavid elbow support. McDavid have designated the elbow support as Level I in the range of McDavid Sport Medical products. Level 1 McDavid sports supports are designed for minor pain, sprains and instabilities. These supports and braces offer relief from problems like arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis. Soft tissue is supported by compression and the device may promote healing through therapeutic heat.