Don’t forget about your wrists, which can also get sore and stiff fromarthritis. To exercise your wrist, hold your right arm out with the palm facingdown. With your left hand, gently press down on the right hand until you feel astretch in your wrist and arm. Hold the position for a few seconds. Repeat 10times. Then, do the entire sequence with the left hand.
Fortunately, some simple exercises for wrist pain can also be very effective to help you strengthen your wrists and break free from the ongoing cycle of repetitive motion and pain.
Abstract: This "how-to" video presents an individual with a C5-C6 spinal cord injury completing arm exercises using wrist weights. The presenter shows the proper techniques for performing the biceps curl, lateral raise, overhead punch, chest or forward punch, combination of shrug and row, and reverse fly. Differences between the weights, their function, and what part of the body each exercise affects are also described. Run time: 2 minutes 25 seconds. Accompanying factsheet is available under accession number O16295.