Finger Flexor Stretch

Finger Flexor Stretch


This exercise involves stretching the muscles in the fingers and hand by extending the fingers back towards the wrist. It can help improve flexibility and reduce tension in the hands and wrists.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Finger Flexor Stretch Instructions

  1. Start by sitting on a chair or bench with your feet flat on the ground.
  2. Extend your arms out in front of you, with your palms facing down.
  3. Slowly bend your fingers down towards your palms, using your other hand to gently push them down if needed.
  4. Hold the stretch for 15-30 seconds, feeling a stretch in your fingers and forearms.
  5. Release the stretch and shake out your hands.
  6. Repeat the stretch 2-3 times on each hand.

Finger Flexor Stretch Form & Visual

Finger Flexor Stretch

Finger Flexor Stretch Benefits

  • Increases flexibility and range of motion in the fingers and hands
  • Helps prevent and alleviate symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Reduces tension and stiffness in the hands and forearms
  • Improves grip strength and dexterity
  • Can be done anywhere, anytime, without any equipment

Finger Flexor Stretch Muscles Worked

  • Flexor Digitorum Profundus
  • Flexor Digitorum Superficialis
  • Flexor Pollicis Longus

Finger Flexor Stretch Variations & Alternatives