Stretching the Arms

Stretches on this Page:
Front of Shoulder, Back of Arm, Front of Forearm, Back of Forearm, Tuck Thumbs

Muscles on this Page:
Biceps, Triceps, Wrist Flexors & Elbow Flexors, Wrist Extensors, Thumb Extensors


Please see more about stretch information for general guidelines.
And refer to the instructions given to you by your RMT.
Each stretch should always be repeated on the other side, unless specified by your RMT.

 
Front of Shoulder

Biceps Brachi & Pectorals

Stand against a wall at right angles to it, right shoulder against the wall. Raise the right arm against the wall to 90, with thumb pointing down. Keeping the arm straight, turn the body away from the wall. Repeat other side.

 
Back of Arm

Triceps

Place stretching arm behind the head. Grasp elbow with other hand and use it to gently pull the stretching elbow down towards the centre of the back.

 
Front of Forearm

Wrist Flexors and Elbow Flexors

Sitting or standing, raise right arm straight to front at shoulder height, palm facing up. With left hand, pull the right hand down and back towards the body.

 
Back of Forearm

Wrist Extensors

Sitting or standing, raise the right arm straight to the front at shoulder height, palm facing down. With left hand, pull the right hand down and back towards the body.

 
Tuck Thumbs

Thumb Extensors

Sitting or standing, raise your arms to the front at shoulder height, palms facing each other. Grasp each thumb making a fist and rotate knuckles towards ground.






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