What is wrist extensor stretch (fingers straight or fist)?

Wrist Extensor Stretch (Fingers Straight or Fist)

Wrist extensor stretch (fingers straight or fist)

  1. Extend the arm with the affected wrist in front of you and point your fingers toward the floor.
  2. With your other hand, gently bend your wrist farther until you feel a mild to moderate stretch in your forearm.
  3. Hold the stretch for at least 15 to 30 seconds.
  4. Repeat 2 to 4 times.
  5. It's a good idea to repeat these steps with your other wrist.

When you can do this stretch with ease and no pain, try the exercise with your hand in a fist instead of with your fingers pointing down.

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