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Strength Training for Injury Prevention: Childs Pose Finger Lifts

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Perform this exercise to improve motor coordination and strengthen the individual finger extensors in a weight-bearing position. Strengthening the extensors in the back of the finger helps to balance out the forces acting on the pulleys in the front of the finger.

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