Concussion Home Exercise – Two Thumb Exercise

The following exercise can be started only under the expressed guidance of a trained concussion specialist, after an appropriate evaluation with discussion.

Two Thumb Exercise for Convergence Insufficiency

  • Hold one thumb close to your face and the other hand out at arm’s distance.
  • Focus your eyes on the farthest thumb till the nail looks clear.
  • Hold that focus for 10 seconds.
  • Rapidly move your eye focus to the closer thumb and focus on the thumbnail.
  • Hold that focus for 10 seconds.
  • Return your eye focus to far thumb.
  • Repeat 5 times, building up your tolerance to repeat 10 times.
  • Be sure to take breaks if you start to have increased symptoms.