Exercises for Wrist Pain

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

 

Other Tips for Wrist Pain Relief

In addition to doing the above exercises for wrist pain relief and prevention, you should also:

 

Seek Help From a Wrist Specialist Near You

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

 

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