The BEST exercises for wrist pain

What is the best exercise(s) for wrist pain?

If you're tired of scrolling online searching for the best exercise for wrist pain, I feel you. With so many different 'best exercises' to choose from, how do you know which one really works? Or who to trust?

Rephrasing the question

Instead of searching for the best exercise for wrist pain, you need to spend time assessing what is best for your wrist pain. You read that right, there's more to feeling better than just exercise. However, you can choose exercises that are better for you than the random ones you see online.

Here are 4 tips to help you find the best exercises for your wrist pain:

  1. Is the exercise in question applicable to your goals? (although general activity itself helps with pain, don't forget about specificity)
  2. Is it possible modify this exercise to fit your level of tolerance to activity? (A pushup can be modified to a knee pushup or wall pushup)
  3. Would you enjoy doing this exercise? (If you hate doing this exercise, you're likely not going to commit to it)
  4. Do you have the necessary resources to perform this exercise? (time, equipment or space)
These 4 basic principles can help guide you through the exercise selection process. If you need help understanding what exercises may be better suited for you, send me an email at

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