Desk Exercises - Repetitive Wrist Strain
Do you often suffer repetitive strain from too much computer work? Try this stretch to relieve pain in your wrist and lower arm. Watch the video here.
TENSE LOWER ARM OR "MOUSE ARM"
Exercise step by step
Objective: Stretching the lower arm
muscles to alleviate pain.
Starting Position: Sit or stand with the
affected arm held straight out in front of
you with the back of the hand facing up.
Movement: Let your hand drop loosely. Take your other hand and pull the affected hand towards the body until you can feel a pull shortly before your elbow. Hold this position for 20–30 seconds.
Repeat every 2 hours.
Before you begin any of these exercise routines, be sure to check with your doctor. Once you have your doctor’s approval, begin exercising slowly and stop if you feel any pain or discomfort. Make sure to rest if you feel you are overexerting yourself.
Please note that none of the above given tips or recommendations substitute medical advice. Important: consult a health professional in case of an injury or if you suspect overuse of joints or a medical condition such as a fracture. A physician should be consulted in those acute cases when the condition is accompanied by reddening, swelling or hyperthermia of joints, ongoing joint trouble or severe pain and/or are associated with neurological symptoms (e.g. numbness, tingling, loss of motion).
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