Wrist Extension (Strength) 

This exercise is written for your right forearm and wrist. Switch sides for your left forearm and wrist.

  1. Sit in a chair. Hold a hand weight in your right hand. Your healthcare provider will tell you what size of hand weight to use.

  2. Lean your forearm on your thigh or a table. Hang your wrist off the end of your knee or edge of the table, palm down.

  3. Keep your forearm in place and bend your wrist upward. Lift the hand weight as high as you can.

  4. Slowly lower the hand weight back down.

  5. Repeat 5 times, or as instructed.

Woman sitting in chair with arm on table doing wrist extension exercise with hand weight.