Button up Aid For someone with severely limiting arthritis, buttoning and zipping clothes while getting dressed can become challenging and frustrating. Joint damage, pain, stiffness, and fatigue caused by arthritis can make everyday, ordinary activities difficult to perform.The formed wire buttoning aid pulls the buttons easily through the button hole. This easy to use dressing aid helps make buttoning clothing easier. Simply hook the wire end over button and pull through buttonhole. The long wire section is uniquely formed so it can slip around most buttons.