What is isolated dip-joint flexor stretch?

Isolated DIP-joint flexor stretch

  1. Grasp your affected finger with your other hand. Your thumb will be on the top side of this finger. Place your thumb just below the joint that is closest to your fingernail. The index (pointing) finger of your other hand should be underneath the tip of the affected finger.
  2. With your index finger, slowly push the tip of your affected finger up. Push until you feel a stretch.
  3. Hold for at least 15 to 30 seconds.
  4. Repeat 2 to 4 times.

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