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How to avoid wrist pain in Pilates

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This is a common problem in many of the arm balance exercises and sometimes just a few adjustments can take the load off and make it feel so much better! The wrists give us bother because they are a very complex joint, made up of many small muscles, ligaments and bones. They are not designed to withstand the weight of your entire body (unlike the ankles and feet), so if the weight is in the wrong place these tiny muscles fatigue very quickly and become strained. Because the ligaments between all of the wrist bones are so small they are easily strained and can take time to heal.

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