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Instructions: Flexors

  • Come into a standing or seated position with the target limb extended out in front of you
  • Relax the shoulder away from the ear and ensure the chest is open
  • To stretch the muscles on the inside of the forearm, take the palm up
  • Using your other hand, gently draw the fingers towards the ground
  • Ensure the fingers remain extended
  • Sustain for 20-30 seconds, or as indicated by your Physiotherapist

Instructions: Extensors

  • Come into a standing or seated position with the target limb extended out in front of you
  • Relax the shoulder away from the ear and ensure the chest is open
  • To stretch the muscles on the outside of the forearm, take the palm down to the floor
  • Using your other hand, gently draw the fingers towards the ground
  • Ensure the fingers remain extended
  • Sustain for 20-30 seconds, or as indicated by your Physiotherapist

Precautions

  • Ensure that you work within a range of gentle tension
  • If you feel unsure about the exercise or experience any sensations of pins and needles or tingling, please contact your Physiotherapist