- Extend the arm with the affected wrist in front of you and point your fingers toward the floor.
- With your other hand, gently bend your wrist farther until you feel a mild to moderate stretch in your forearm.
- Hold the stretch for at least 15 to 30 seconds.
- Repeat 2 to 4 times.
What activities involve wrist extension?
Coloring/painting/writing on an easel or a paper taped to the wall are great activities because it helps to naturally place the wrist into extension with the elbow close to the body.
How to do wrist flexion exercise?
What is wrist extension?
What Does Wrist Extension Mean? Wrist extension is movement of the hand backwards, towards the posterior side of the forearm. Working in a position of sustained wrist extension can cause repetitive strain injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome.