Grip strength is not only good for shaking someone’s hand with confidence, but it actually can help predict overall health. In a 2015 study, researchers showed that people with stronger grip strength sowed a 16 percent higher risk of death from any cause. This study also showed that an increase in grip strength also lessens your risk for cardiovascular disease. Grip strength is also very important when you are rehabbing and elbow or shoulder injury. Here are some of our favorite exercises to help improve your grip strength that we use in our office:
These are some of our favorites grip strength exercises. If you have pain with any of these exercises, you should stop them and give us or your healthcare provider a call to help!