Stand with your palm to the wall and keep elbow straight as you press the palm against the wall. Hold for 20-30 seconds.
Can also repeat with palm down on a table, or by gently taking the palm down using your opposite hand.
Please ask your physiotherapist if you are unsure which technique is the best for you.
Physiotherapy, Injury Prevention & Fitness Recommendations:
Avoid stretching the muscle is cold.
Stop if the stretch causes pain.
Perform the stretch 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.