Wrist Flexor Stretch

Wrist Flexor Stretch


This exercise involves stretching the muscles in the wrist flexor group, which are located on the inside of the forearm. To perform the stretch, the individual extends their arm out in front of them with their palm facing down, then uses their other hand to gently pull their fingers back towards their wrist until they feel a stretch in the forearm.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Wrist Flexor Stretch Instructions

  1. Start by standing or sitting with your back straight and your arms extended in front of you.
  2. Bend your wrist so that your fingers point towards the floor.
  3. Use your other hand to gently pull your fingers towards your wrist until you feel a stretch in your forearm.
  4. Hold the stretch for 15-30 seconds.
  5. Release the stretch and repeat on the other arm.

Wrist Flexor Stretch Form & Visual

Wrist Flexor Stretch

Wrist Flexor Stretch Benefits

  • Increases flexibility and range of motion in the wrist and forearm
  • Helps prevent and alleviate wrist and forearm pain and discomfort
  • Improves grip strength and dexterity
  • Can be done anywhere, anytime, without any equipment
  • May also help reduce the risk of carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive strain injuries

Wrist Flexor Stretch Muscles Worked

  • Wrist flexor muscles

Wrist Flexor Stretch Variations & Alternatives