Posts Tagged "repetitive stress"

Quick Tip: Want more complete forearm Deskinetics?

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Exercises, Psoas Deskinetics, Stretches

Quick Tip: Want more complete forearm Deskinetics?

Are your forearms feeling sore and overworked from long days of typing at your desk? Or maybe you’re feeling a twinge after too much texting, building, pastry-making, or present-wrapping? If so, it’s time to show your forearms some attention. We love the AIS Forearm Flexor Stretch — which appeared in a past Deskinetics blog post — but this week we want you to try the AIS Forearm Extensor Stretch. A lot of our clients need bodywork to smooth out the superficial fascia around the forearm’s extensors. Whether you’re feeling discomfort precisely in this area...

Read More

Quick Tip: Fascial Forearm Stretching

Posted by on Jun 1, 2013 in Stretches

Quick Tip: Fascial Forearm Stretching

Who needs this exercise? Desk workers, musicians, writers, artists, carpenters and people who work with their hands and arms a lot. For the best results: Place your fingertips on the wall with your palms facing upward. Make sure your arm is straight. This is a light stretch. You aren’t looking for the end range like when you are stretching the muscle. Hold the stretch for 2 minutes on each arm. Holding the stretch for this period of time will allow the fascia to change its form and stretch out. This change will last for a while. Don’t forget to breathe. Note: If you feel pain...

Read More