hand stability excersizes?
For some reason I have very VERY unstable hands. Whenever I'm soldering, building card castles, or anything that involves fine motor skills, it seems just flat out impossible to keep my hands steady. Does anyone know any exercises that could help stabilize my hands?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
There are many possible causes for tremors/shaking of the hands. A mention of your age might have been helpful. One possible cause is a disorder called "essential tremor", which is common among older adults and occurs 20 times more often than Parkinson's disease. Shaky hands also could be due to anxiety. Medications that are currently being taken may also be added to the list of possible causes, but to reach a diagnosis, a doctor must first rule out physical causes. Until you are seen by a doctor, you would be advised to avoid caffeine, which can trigger production of adrenaline, a hormone that can worsen tremors. Avoid alcohol, which has pronounced effects on the central nervous system and can aggravate essential tremor. Exercise with light hand weights that can promote stability in the hands and wrists. When you see your doctor, ask for a recommendation/referral to a physical therapist who can teach you the exercises.
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- Anonymous5 years ago
Use this super-simple body-weight workout from The Women's Health Big Book.You can also borrow a table in your home or place your feet.