Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Exercises
Remember to consult your doctor before performing any exercise to increase your strength and flexibility of your wrist, arm and hand.
It’s important to mention that your doctor is the only one who can advise for your particular case.
Some exercises that can improve flexibility and strength in the areas affected by carpal tunnel syndrome are:
- Squeeze a rubber ball several times in several instances during the day.
- Move the wrist up and down and side to side.
- Rotate your wrist clockwise and then counterclockwise.- Stretch your fingers apart from each other, and then relax and repeat.
- Extend the thumb pressing very gently backwards, keeping a few seconds and then release it.
- Bend the wrist and extend it with a light weight in order to strengthen the forearm.
Take the precautions not to overdo it, if any exercise or movement causes pain or swelling, stop or reduce the intensity or amount, your health is very important!
You can see and buy a lot of different “squeeze rubber balls” here.
You can also read an excelent book with a lot of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Exercises here. The book called Conquering Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and written by Terry Roberts is an ebook, that you can read online, on your computer, your iphone, etc or you can listen the audio-book version or print the pdf to take some notes when you made the exercises at home or office.
Also, if you buy the mentioned book above you will get another book as a present: Fitting Exercise Into A Busy Schedule. One of the most important things for release Carpal Tunnel Syndrome pain, or for preventing the symptoms of CTS, is to exercise regularly. The problem is that unfortunately the modern life makes it difficult for all to balance work, home and family needs. This is where the book Fitting Exercise Into A Busy Schedule (a good set of carpal tunnel syndrome excercises) comes in help.
Read this book with Conquering Carpal Tunnel Syndrome book to observe how much easily you can fit simple, quick exercises into your day to day life. The Fitting Exercise Into A Busy Schedule book will help you with a lot of exercises, not only for your carpal tunnel problems!
You can read also my article: A small number of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Exercises to prevent right now your symptoms and wrist pain. Or you can see my Carpal Tunnel Videos and Yoga Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.