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Stretching Exercises for Tennis Elbow


Wrist flexor stretch

Photos of the wrist flexor stretch exercise

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

Wrist extensor stretch

Photos of the wrist extensor stretch exercise

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