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Carpal Tunnel Exercises

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Orthopaedics: Carpal Tunnel





Extend and stretch both wrists and fingers acutely as if they are in a hand-stand position. Hold for a count of 5.
Straighten both wrists and relax fingers.
Make a tight fist with both hands.



Then bend both wrists down while keeping the fist. Hold for a count of 5.
Straighten both wrists and relax fingers, for a count of 5.
The exercise should be repeated 10 times. Then workers should let their arms hang loosely at their side and shake them for a couple of seconds.

Source: Poster exhibit D-29, annual meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Feb. 25, 1996.


Last Updated: 30 January 2003
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