What Are The Best Exercises For Wrist Pain?

This weeks blog focuses on some of the best exercises for wrist pain. We have had several inquiries recently regarding advising exercises for wrist pain and how it can be reduced.

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Wrist Pain

Wrist pain is something that affects a huge amount of people. There are many reasons for this, some of the most common are repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel, arthritis or impact injury such as broken wrist etc.

wrist injury

The exercises for all of these issues are pretty similar and they should help you recover from your injury or relieve pain.

Rehabilitation and Recovery

We have constructed a FREE Rehabilitation and Recovery guide which includes most of the exercises mentioned below. It also includes instructions on how to use some of our best accessories which can be used to relieve wrist pain and build strength.

This guide can be downloaded as part of of our newly released Wrist Rehabilitation & Recovery Package. It includes some of our best selling accessories that will really help.

Exercises For Wrist Pain

Keeping healthy hands and a strong grip will ultimately improve your quality of life. Nowadays a lot of people are suffering from wrist / hand problems caused by working at a computer all day using the mouse + keyboard. The development of ergonomic hardware has improved this, but they can only help so much.

wrist stretching

Depending on your line of work using your hands on a daily basis could be very important so try doing some of the exercises

Performing simple stretches and exercises on a daily basis will greatly help prevent and rehabilitate any injuries / strains caused, it only takes a couple of minutes but will make a huge difference.

This is why accessories come in so handy, you can keep them on your desk, in your car or in your bag. They can be used whenever and wherever.

The Prayer Stretch

  • Start with your palms together fingers pointing up near the chin.
  • Lower your hands down to your waist, keeping them close to your body then stop when you feel a nice stretch.
  • Keep this position for around 10-20 seconds, then raise the hands back up to your chin.
  • Repeat this 3 times.

prayer stretch

Wrist Flexor Stretch

  • Fully extend your arm out in front, palm facing upwards.
  • Using your other hand, bend your wrist making sure the fingers point up to the sky.
  • Do this until you feel a good stretch in the wrist forearm and hand.
  • Hold the position for around 10-20 seconds then repeat 3-5 times on both hands.

wrist extensor stretch

Wrist Extensor Stretch

  • Fully extend your arm out in front, palm facing down.
  • Using your other hand, bend your wrist towards you making sure the fingers point down to the floor.
  • Do this until you feel a good stretch in the wrist forearm and hand.
  • Hold the position for around 10-20 seconds then repeat 3-5 times on both hands.

These are 3 really simple to follow stretches and will really help with your hand health

Best Accessories To Relieve Pain

Star Gripper

Our most popular accessory for relieving wrist pain. The star gripper is amazing. It fits in the palm of your hand and has quite a squishy texture.

Best Accessories To Relieve Pain Star Gripper

The points of the star allow it to fit comfortably between your fingers and you can simply just crush it.

Best Accessories To Relieve Pain Star Gripper

The crushing motion stimulates muscles in the hand, fingers, wrist and forearm. Using the star gripper will relieve pressure, bring new blood into the hand which promotes circulation and brings new nutrients to the muscles to help them recover.

Adjustable Hand Gripper

The adjustable was one of the first items we added to our store and it has remained to be one of the most popular items since release.

Adjustable Hand Gripper

Adjustable grippers are one of the best tools for rebuilding your strength after recovering from an injury. The padded handles mean they are comfortable to use.

You can change the resistance of the gripper to suit your current level of strength which means you can see your progress.

Adjustable Hand Gripper

The resistance of this gripper will take you up to a decent level of strength when maxed out. Recovering from an injury can take time but using an adjustable gripper will help to motivate you as you can see your progress.

Adjustable Hand Gripper

Piano Grip Finger Exerciser

A relatively new addition to our store but one that is becoming increasingly popular as people are seeing the results from using it.

This accessory is particularly useful for finger injuries. The design means you are able to close each key on the gripper individually ensuring each finger gets a good range of motion.

Although the muscles in your fingers are small, having one finger not at full functionality can affect your grip massively. This is why the piano gripper is so useful.

Finger Strength Exerciser

A must have for anyone into grip sport, the benefits of the finger strength exerciser are huge. They are amazing for warming up and also building strength.

Finger Strength Exerciser

Ideal for anyone suffering from wrist / finger / forearm pain. They are extremely easy to use and the benefits are huge.

Available in 3 different resistances you are able to start off light and build up to a really solid level of hand strength.

Finger Strength Exerciser

Although they can look a little confusing at first, the finger exercisers are really simple to use. Just hook the hoops over your fingers. Using the bottom middle on your thumb. 

You want them to be on the tips of your fingers, high enough so you get a full range of motion, but low enough so they don't fall off. Once you have attempted it a few times you will find the sweet spot no problem.

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