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What is the forearm rotational-stretching exercise?

Rick Olderman
Physical Therapy
The forearm rotational-stretching exercise lengthens the pronators teres and quadratus and the supinator muscles of the forearm, which typically cause elbow pain when tight. This exercise is advanced because it requires you to have good control over the rotation of your forearm. The forearm rotator muscles aren't large muscles, so a little weight will go far.
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