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Wrist Pain Exercises

Wrist rotation stretch

 

 

If you work a job where you are typing often, or you have arthritis, it is likely that you will experience wrist pain. Exercising your wrists can help to build strength and increase flexibility. Try these exercises for pain relief and prevention of wrist pain.

 

 

Prayer Stretch

 

 

 

Wrist Extensor Stretch

 

 

 

Wrist Flexor Stretch

 

 

 

Wrist Rotation

 

 

 

Side-to-Side Stretch

 

 

 

Wrist Circles

 

 

 

Seated Clenched Fists

 

 

 

Palm Pulses

 

 

 

Thumb and Upper Wrist Stretch

 

 

 

Figure Eight

 

 

 

If any of these exercises are causing you pain, please stop or adapt the exercise. If you are experiencing wrist pain, come see one of our wrist specialists, Dr. Sam Crosby, or Dr. Thomas Dovan. Our wrist doctors can discuss treatment options with you and refer you to a physical therapist.

 

Author
Marina von Rutenberg

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