To view video demonstrations of the below exercises please click wrist range of movement exercises.
Flexion and extension
Place your wrist over the edge of a table allowing the table to fully support your forearm (Fig A).
Slowly bend the wrist down and up as far as you can (Figs B and C).
Pronation and supination
Place your hand and forearm on a table (Fig A).
Turn your palm down and then turn your palm up as far as possible (Figs B and C).
Radial and ulnar deviation
Place the side of your hand over the edge of a table allowing the table to fully support your forearm (Fig A).
Move your wrist down toward you little finger and up toward you thumb as far as possible (Figs B and C).
Assisted wrist movements
Place your elbows onto a table and interlock your fingers with the palms touching (Fig A).
Move your wrists from side to side allowing the affected wrist to be helped by your other hand (Figs B and C).
Now twist the wrists so that you can look at the back of each hand individually (Figs D and E).
Now bend the wrists towards your little fingers and then towards the thumbs as far as possible (Figs F and G).
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