What is resisted elbow flexion?

Resisted elbow flexion

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  1. Using your affected arm, hold one end of an elastic band in your hand.
  2. Place the other end of the band under your foot on the same side of your body as your affected arm.
  3. Slowly bend your elbow and bring your hand toward your shoulder. Your palm and the underside of your wrist should be facing up as you pull the band toward your shoulder. Count to 2 as you pull up.
  4. Relax and slowly return to your starting position. Count to 5 as you return to the start.
  5. Repeat 8 to 12 times.
  6. It's a good idea to repeat these steps with your other arm.

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