Sitting with forearm resting on table and hand free to move. Start with the palm facing down and slowly lower the hand towards the table with the palm facing towards you. You should feel a gentle stretch in the back of the hand and top of the forearm.
You can add further stretch using your opposite hand to press the back of the hand downwards gently and hold the position.
Physiotherapy, Injury Prevention & Fitness Recommendations:
Avoid stretching the muscle is cold.
Stop if the stretch / exercise causes pain.
Perform the stretch / exercise in a safe environment to avoid the risk of a fall or injury.
Recommended stretch for use within a warm-up or cool down.
As instructed by a skilled physiotherapist, the stretch / exercise is beneficial for injury prevention, to aid recovery from specific injuries, enhancement of the injury healing process, elongates tight muscles, reduces soft tissue tightness and alleviates joint stiffness.
Please feel free to contact the Manchester G4 Clinic to speak to a member of the team for any questions that you may have.