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Warm-Up Exercises for Tennis Elbow


Thumb and finger opposition

Photo of the thumb-and-finger-opposition exercise
  1. Begin by placing your hand on a table in front of you, with your palm up.
  2. Touch your thumb to each finger, one finger at a time.
  3. Repeat this cycle 20 times.

Wrist circles

Photo of the wrist circles exercise
  1. Place your forearm on your thigh, palm up, with your hand in a very light fist.
  2. Make slow circles with your hand.
  3. Repeat 20 times.

Hand flips

Photo of the hand-flips exercise
  1. Place your hand palm down on your thigh.
  2. Flip your hand over so the back of your hand rests on your thigh and your palm is up.
  3. Repeat 20 times.
ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerDavid Bardana, MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Last RevisedJanuary 21, 2011

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