Tendon gliding exercises are often a useful tool to manage the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Try the following tendon gliding exercises to help decrease the pain and tingling associated with carpal tunnel syndrome. You can also use the exercises to help prevent future problems with carpal tunnel syndrome.
Be sure to check with your doctor or physical therapist to make sure you should be performing these exercises. Also, consult with your doctor if your symptoms are severe or have been present for more than four weeks.
Start with your hand opened up, like you are telling someone to stop. After each subsequent position, return to this open hand position for 2-3 seconds.