Wrist Flexor Stretch – Contract Relax

  • HOW: Get set up with your arm almost shoulder height and elbow straight with your palm facing up on the side that you want to stretch. Using your other hand, point your wrist down until you feel a stretch. Once you feel a stretch, try to flex your wrist by pushing into your other hand, however, don’t let your wrist move. Hold for the time prescribed, then push your wrist further down into an extended position. See the video for other tips and instructions.
  • FEEL: You should feel a large stretch in the muscles on the bottom/inside of your forearm, you may feel tension on the inside of your elbow.
  • COMPENSATION: Do not let your wrist move when performing the contract-relax portion of the stretch

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