Thenar User Guide



Thenar User Guide

Movement Descriptions

*Movements should be practiced prior to wearing the glove.*

Power Method: Palm is open wide, fingers and thumb are spread apart. Close the hand to make a fist, squeezing the fingers and thumb.
   Note: the thumb must cross and touch the knuckles of the fingers (index, middle, ring)

Serpentine: Palm is open wide, fingers and thumb are spread apart. Bend each finger to a curl starting with the pinky, ring, middle, index and thumb to make a fist and squeeze.
   Note: Thumb will cross and touch the knuckles of the first three fingers.

Claw: Palm open wide, fingers and thumbs are spread apart, slightly bending the fingers and thumb at the first knuckle.

Grip: Palm open wide, fingers and thumb are spread apart, bending fingers and thumb (Palm stays open) finger tips should be touching top of the palm.
   Note: All movements are repeated for completion of each set.



Setting Pace of Hand Movements

Power: Palm open preparing to close the hand, making a fist and squeeze - counting - close 1 thousand, open 1 thousand, repeating for designated repetitions.

Serpentine: Palm open preparing to curl the fingers starting with the pinky followed with ring finger, middle,index and thumb making a fist and squeeze counting - curl 1 thousand open, 1 thousand.

Claw: Palm open preparing to bend the fingers and thumb slightly at the knuckle counting - bend 1 thousand, open 1 thousand.

Grip: Palm open preparing to bend each finger and thumb with the tip of the fingers touching the top of the palm. Counting close 1 thousand, open 1 thousand.