Physical Therapy: Hand/Wrist Exercises

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Illustrated Exercises
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Lower Back
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Hand/Wrist
Cervical

 

Prayer Stretch

Stand with palms together and elbows out. Slowly lower wrists until a stretch is felt. Hold for 5 seconds and slowly return to starting position.


Wrist Flexion/Extension

With arm resting on table and hand hanging off the table, bend wrist down until a stretch is felt. Hold for 5 seconds and slowly return to starting position. Bend wrist up until a stretch is felt. Hold for 5 seconds and slowly return to starting position.


Wrist Deviations

With arm resting on table and hand hanging off the table, slowly turn hand to side. Hold for 5 seconds and slowly return to starting position. Turn hand to other side. Hold for 5 seconds and slowly return to starting position.


Finger Flexion/Extension

Extend fingers open as far as possible. Hold for 5 seconds. Make a fist as tight as possible. Hold for 5 seconds.


Wrist Flexor Stretch

With arm resting on table and hand hanging off table and elbow straight, slowly grab injured hand and slowly bend wrist up until a stretch is felt. Hold for 5 seconds and slowly return to starting position.



Wrist Extensor Stretch


With arm restin on table and hand hanging off the table and elbow straight, slowly grab the injured hand and slowly bend the wrist down until a stretch is felt. Hold for 5 seconds and slowly return to the starting position.

Supination/Pronation

With resting arm next to body, palm out and sown in front, turn hands up until a stretch is felt. Hold for 5 seconds and slowly turn hand down until a stretch is felt. Hold for 5 seconds and return to starting position.




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