This stretch is done whilst on your hand and knees and involves your bosdy weight to stretch your biceps brachii and brachioradialis. POint your hand backward and very slowly lean backwards whilst keeping your hands still. During this stretch it is easy to over stretch so the key is to move slowly.
Don't ever under estimate the importance of stretching and the benefits it holds.
The Kneeling forarm stretch is perfect for sports injuries such as bicep tendon rupture, bicepital tendonitis, biceps strain, elbow strain, elbow dislocation, elbow bursitis, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow and thrower's elbow.
Always remember that while stretching may be recommended to aid recovery out of injury, you should always be very careful when stretching through rehabilitation. Your soft tissues are likely to be more vulnerable to re-injury if you stretch too much or too hard during this time. Always check with your Health Care Professional who is guiding you through your recovery to make sure it is appropriate to start stretching, and please - ALWAYS FOLLOW THE RULES FOR SAFE STRETCHING (The first posting on this stretching blog).
Image taken from "Upper Body Stretches" wall chart by B. Walker.