Relieve Stiffness in Your Hands

Movement is the best medicine when it comes to relieving stiffness. Get your hands and wrists back to normal with this gentle routine!Relieve Stiffness in Your Hands

Have you ever stopped to think about how often you use your hands and wrists? You probably don’t give them all the stretching they need. This routine can help you fix that!

Spending long days working at a cash register or computer  does a number on your digits. Your fingers and wrists might wind up feeling stiff or numb.

Loosening your joints helps your hands more than downing ibuprofen. Reduce pain and stiffness using the exercises in this routine.

You can do these exercises almost anywhere – whether you’re at work or at home. Perform them while sitting straight in a chair or standing up.

 


Seated Wrist Twists

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Step 1

Seated Wrist Twists - Step 1

Sit on the edge of the chair with your feet flat on the ground.

 

 

Step 2

Seated Wrist Twists - Step 1

Extend your arms straight out in front of your chest with your hands flexed back at the wrists.

 

Step 3

Seated Wrist Twists - Step 1

Rotate your hands in a twisting motion, turning them as far as you can while keeping your arms straight and your fingers spread wide.

Seated Forearm Stretch

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Step 1

Seated Forearm Stretch -  Step 1

Sit on the edge of the chair with your feet flat on the ground.

 

 

Step 2

Seated Forearm Stretch -  Step 1

Extend one arm straight out front of your body with your hand flexed back at the wrist, your fingers pointing to the ceiling and your palm facing out.

Step 3

Seated Forearm Stretch -  Step 1

Grasp the fingers of your extended arm with your free hand and pull back gently, deepening the stretch in your forearm. Hold the stretch for several breaths and switch hands.

Forearm Stretch

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Step 1

Forearm Stretch - Step 1

Sit on the edge of the chair with your feet flat on the ground.

 

 

 

 

Step 2

Forearm Stretch - Step 1

Extend one arm straight out front of your body with your hand flexed back at the wrist, fingers pointing to the floor and your palm facing in.

 

 

Step 3

Forearm Stretch - Step 1

Grasp the fingers of your extended arm with your free hand and pull back gently, deepening the stretch in your forearm. Hold the stretch for several breaths and switch hands.

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