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Exercise Demonstrations

Standing Wrist/Forearm Stretch

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Standing Wrist/Forearm Stretch Exercise

Starting Position

Stand tall or sit upright (not pictured). Extend left arm in front of you, palm facing outward and fingertips pointing upward.

Action

Use your right hand to apply light pressure to the hand, as if pulling your fingertips towards your shoulder. Keep the shoulders relaxed away from the ears.

Breathe deeply and hold for 10-30 seconds. Repeat on opposite side.

Special Instructions

Stretch to the point of "mild discomfort," not to the point of pain. Never bounce. Straighten but do not lock elbow.

Muscles Stretched:Wrist, forearm, biceps