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Tendon Glide with Thumb Stretch

ExerciseTendon Glide with Thumb Stretch
Frequency&Duration2 Sets of 10 Slow Repetitions. At least 3-4x/week

This is another exercise to mobilize the tendons within the carpal tunnel. When the thumb stretch is incorporated, it opens up the carpal tunnel and allows better sliding of the tendons. To perform the exercise you will begin in position 1 and move to position 2 and reverse. See the table above for details

Position 1

Fist Position with Thumb out, arm holding thumb

Position 2

Elbow straight, wrist extended, fingers uncurled, pulling Thumb for a stretch

Position 2 (Another View)

Elbow straight, wrist extended, fingers uncurled, Pulling Thumb for a stretch

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