OFFICE ERGONOMICS

Stretches for Computer Users

Do these stretches and warm-ups 2-3x each, 2-3x intermittently throughout the day

1 

Wrist Flexion Stretch

Push down on back of hand with opposite hand and hold for 10 seconds.

2

Wrist Extension Stretch

Push down on the palm with opposite hand and hold for 10 seconds.

3

Wrist and Finger Flexion Stretch

Make a fist and use the opposite hand to bend the wrist further. Hold for 10 seconds.

4

Cervical Stretch

Place your hand on the opposite side of your head and gently pull to the side. Hold for 10 seconds.

5

Back Stretch

Stick out your chest while exaggerating the arch in your low back. (This can also be done while sitting).

Hold for 5 seconds.

6

Hand Warm-ups

Slowly move from one position to the next. Repeat 10 times.

Please do these stretches and warm-ups slowly and gently. They should not cause pain or numbness and tingling.

If you have any of these symptoms, please discontinue these exercises and see your doctor.

Ellen Kolber

 MS, MA, OTR, CHT

  • Registered Occupational Therapist

  • Certified Hand Therapist

  • Corporate Ergonomic Consultant

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