Wrist Extensor Stretch
This exercise involves stretching the muscles on the back of the forearm and wrist by extending the arm and pulling the hand back towards the body. It can help improve flexibility and reduce pain or discomfort in the wrist and forearm.
Wrist Extensor Stretch Instructions
- Start by standing or sitting with your back straight and your arms at your sides.
- Extend your right arm out in front of you with your palm facing down.
- Use your left hand to gently pull your right hand back towards your wrist until you feel a stretch in your forearm.
- Hold the stretch for 15-30 seconds, then release.
- Repeat on the other side by extending your left arm out in front of you with your palm facing down and using your right hand to gently pull your left hand back towards your wrist.
- Repeat the stretch on both sides 2-3 times.
Wrist Extensor Stretch Form & Visual
Wrist Extensor Stretch Benefits
- Helps to improve flexibility and range of motion in the wrist extensor muscles
- Reduces the risk of injury to the wrist and forearm muscles
- Relieves tension and tightness in the wrist and forearm muscles
- May help to alleviate symptoms of conditions such as tennis elbow and carpal tunnel syndrome
- Can be done anywhere, anytime, without the need for equipment
Wrist Extensor Stretch Muscles Worked
- Wrist extensor muscles