Stretching exercises for tennis elbow

Wrist flexor stretch

  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.
Photos of the wrist flexor stretch exercise

Wrist extensor stretch

  1. Repeat steps 1 to 4 of the stretch above but begin with your extended hand palm down.
Photos of the wrist extensor stretch exercise

Last Updated: January 28, 2009

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William M. Green, MD - Emergency Medicine & Patrick J. McMahon, MD - Orthopedics & Kenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma

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