Body Sense

SPRING | 2018

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12 Body Sense 12 Body Sense 12 Body Sense B O D Y F O R L I F E Wrist Relief Oh, those aching wrists. A long day on the computer, repetitive movements in your job, and inflammation from pregnancy or weight gain can make your wrists and forearms scream in pain. Here are a few simple Active Isolated Stretches (based on the principle of short, repeated movements) to help ease the hurt. WRIST EXTENSION Begin with your arm fully outstretched in front of you and your hand palm-side up. With your opposite hand, grasp your outstretched fingers and hand, and gently pull down toward the floor, extending your wrist. Hold for 1–2 seconds, release, and repeat. The movement should be slow, gentle, and rhythmical.

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