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Stretching Exercises for Tennis Elbow

Wrist flexor stretch exercise
Wrist extensor stretch exercise

Wrist flexor stretch

  • Extend your arm in front of you with your palm up.
  • Bend your wrist, pointing your hand toward the floor.
  • With your other hand, gently bend your wrist further until you feel a mild to moderate stretch in your forearm.
  • Hold for at least 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat 2 to 4 times.

Wrist extensor stretch

  • Repeat steps 1 to 4 of the stretch above, but begin with your extended hand palm down.

Current as of: March 2, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Davide Bardana MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine