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Wrist Extension (Strength) 

This exercise is written for your right forearm and wrist. Switch sides for your left forearm and wrist.

  1. Sit in a chair. Hold a hand weight in your right hand. Your healthcare provider will tell you what size of hand weight to use.

  2. Lean your forearm on your thigh or a table. Hang your wrist off the end of your knee or edge of the table, palm down.

  3. Keep your forearm in place and bend your wrist upward. Lift the hand weight as high as you can.

  4. Slowly lower the hand weight back down.

  5. Repeat 5 times, or as instructed.

Online Medical Reviewer: Kenny Turley PA-C
Online Medical Reviewer: L Renee Watson MSN RN
Online Medical Reviewer: Raymond Kent Turley BSN MSN RN
Date Last Reviewed: 6/1/2019
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