Resistance Band Pronation Exercise

The resistance band pronation exercise is used to strengthen the muscles which turn the hand over which is useful after an injury such as a wrist or forearm fracture.

Teaching Points

  • Tie one end of the band around something sturdy at waist height with the arm being worked closet to the attachment point.
  • Wrap the other end around the end of a long thin object and hold the other end.
  • Band you elbow and position the upper arm by your side.
  • Start with your hand positioned so that your thumb faces up.
  • Pronate the hand (turn it over so that the palm faces down).
  • Return to the starting position.

Muscles Worked

Related Injuries