Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Release Stiffness in Hands, Shoulders, & Arms

Stretching creates space helping fluids move through your joints. The Wrist Twist is used to relieve stiffness in the hands, shoulders, and arms. It's quick and easy and can be used the in moment of congestion or soreness.

Wrist Twist

1. Let your arms hang and then lift them out to the side about 30 degrees.
2. With your hands open and your fingers leading, rotate your hands inward until you feel a stretch in your forearms and shoulders. Hold for 10-15 seconds.
3. Relax. Repeat several times.

Reference: Energy Medicine for Women pp. 243-4