Finger Extensor Stretch

Finger Extensor Stretch


This exercise involves stretching the muscles in the fingers and hand by extending the fingers as far as possible and holding the position for a few seconds. It can help improve flexibility and prevent injury in the hands and wrists.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Finger Extensor Stretch Instructions

  1. Start by sitting in a comfortable position with your back straight and your feet flat on the ground.
  2. Extend your right arm in front of you with your palm facing down.
  3. Use your left hand to gently pull your fingers back towards your wrist until you feel a stretch in your forearm and fingers.
  4. Hold the stretch for 15-30 seconds.
  5. Release the stretch and repeat on the other arm.
  6. Repeat the stretch 2-3 times on each arm.

Finger Extensor Stretch Form & Visual

Finger Extensor Stretch

Finger Extensor Stretch Benefits

  • Helps to improve grip strength
  • Reduces the risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Increases flexibility and range of motion in the fingers
  • Relieves tension and stiffness in the hands and fingers
  • Can be done anywhere, anytime, without any equipment

Finger Extensor Stretch Muscles Worked

  • Extensor digitorum muscle
  • Extensor pollicis longus muscle
  • Extensor pollicis brevis muscle
  • Extensor indicis muscle

Finger Extensor Stretch Variations & Alternatives