After doing this stretch, repeat with the left hand facing downwards.
Hold Your Right Wrist Limp
Hold your right wrist limp, with the wrist higher than the elbow. Palm should be facing down. Go slowly.
Press Down with Your Left Hand
Use your left hand to press downward on hand, gripping right hand as shown. Do not raise your elbows.
Raise your wrists, pressing downward on the hand, and bring your elbows together
After doing this stretch, repeat with the right hand facing chest.
Start with Your Left Palm
Hold your left palm up to your chest, hand relaxed.
Grasp the Back of Your Left Hand
Grasp hold of the back of your left hand with your right hand. Wrap your right fingers around the base of your left thumb, and bring the palm of the right hand flush up against the back of your left hand.
Press into the Back of Your Left Hand
Using the palm of your right hand, press into the back of your left hand, while gently pulling outward with the fingers of your right hand. Gently drop both wrists downward.
Continue to exert pressure on the back of the left hand, which you can do by dropping both wrists further towards the floor.
Place both palms together.
Keeping your palms in contact with each other, bring both wrists downward.
Continue to separate palms, and feel the stretch in your fingers. Try to bring your palms parallel to floor.
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