Tennis Elbow Stretch

Tennis elbow (also known as lateral epicondylitis) is caused by degenerative changes in one or more of the forearm muscles, where they attach to the humerus. Stretching is part of the treatment for this condition.

Teaching Points

  • Hold one arm straight out in front.
  • Use the other hand to bend the wrist and point the fingers towards the floor.
  • Rotate the wrist so that the fingers point across the body.
  • Hold for between 10 and 30 seconds.

Muscles Stretched

  • Wrist Extensors.
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