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Radial Deviation (Strength)

Man standing doing radial deviation exercise with hand weight.

This exercise is written for your right elbow. Switch sides for your left elbow.

  1. Stand up straight. Hold a hand weight in your right hand. Your healthcare provider will tell you what size of hand weight to use.

  2. Keep your arm straight down at your side. Bend your wrist forward to lift the weight. Don’t move your arm, only your wrist.

  3. Hold for 5 seconds. Slowly lower your hand back down.

  4. Repeat 5 to 10 times, or as instructed.

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