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Workstation Exercises

Stretches for Fingers, Wrist, and Forearms

Finger Exercise

  1. Make a fist; ensuring thumb is straight, not tucked under fingers (1a).
  2. Slide fingertips up palm, tips of fingers moving towards base of fingers, until stretch is felt (1b).
  3. Hold for slow count of 10.
  4. Repeat 3 – 5 times.
Exercise to stretch your fingers after prelonged use of mouse and keyboard

Wrist Stretch Exercise

  1. With hand open and facing down, move wrist from side to side, until stretch is felt at each extreme.
  2. Hold each for slow count of 10.
  3. Repeat 3 – 5 times.
Wrist stretch exercise at your desk

Wrist Rotate Exercise

  1. With elbow held close in to side of body, slowly rotate palm upwards and then downwards until stretch is felt at each extreme.
  2. Hold each for slow count of 10.
  3. Repeat 3 – 5 times.
Wrist rotation exercise at your workstation

Wrist Bend Exercise

  1. Holding upper part of hand with other hand, slowly bend wrist down and then upwards until stretch is felt at each extreme.
  2. Hold each for slow count of 10.
  3. Repeat 3 – 5 times.
Wrist bending exercise at your workstation

Forearm Exercise

  1. Sitting with elbows out and palms together, slowly rotate palms down until stretch is felt.
  2. Hold for slow count of 10.
  3. Repeat 3 – 5 times.
Forearm exercise at your desk