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Easy Exercises to Relieve Carpal Tunnel Pain

Time to Completion: 10 minutes

Exercise 1: Wrist Range of Motion - Repeat 10 times
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STEP 1

Gently bend your wrist forward. Hold for 5 seconds.

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STEP 2

Gently bend your wrist backward. Hold this position 5 seconds.

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STEP 3

Gently move your wrist from side to side (a handshake motion). Hold at each end.

Hold for 5 seconds
Exercise 2: Wrist Stretch - Repeat 5 times
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STEP 1

With one hand, help to bend the opposite wrist down by pressing the back of your hand and holding it down.

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STEP 2

Stretch the hand back by pressing the fingers in a backward direction and holding it for 15 to 30 seconds. Keep your elbow straight.

Hold for 15 to 30 seconds
Exercise 3: Wrist Extension - Repeat 10 times
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STEP 1

Hold a soup can or hammer handle in your hand with your palm facing down.

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STEP 2

Slowly lower the weight down into the starting position.

Hold for 2 seconds
Exercise 4: Grip Strengthening - Repeat 10 times
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STEP 1

Squeeze a rubber ball and hold for 5 seconds

Hold for 5 seconds

Easy Exercises to Relieve Carpal Tunnel Pain

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