Fine motor skills are small precise coordinated movements like using your fingers to pick up a coin fine motor skills require integrating muscular skeletal and neurological functions the cr can also do exercises to improve fine motor skills at home some activities for the cr include

Try: Start with range-of-motion exercises each day raise the hand or arm up and down with your unaffected hand or help the cr to this as a caregiver have the cr focus on one finger at a time this focus can sometimes help with fine motor movements push the affected fingers and hand against the mattress to strengthen them fan out fingers every day practice making a fist celebrate every little gain even if it’s just a small twitch in the fingers don’t get frustrated if you don’t see immediate results stay positive and keep the cr going

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References: Strokeassociation org

Keywords: Motor skills exercises

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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