Exercises

Ankle Exercises

Dorsiflexion


dorsiflexion


Goal:

-To strengthen ankle muscles.


Procedure:

-Sit on the floor or an exercise bench with your legs extended in front of you.
-Roll up a small towel and place it underneath your left leg about midway between your ankle and knee.
-Gently pull your foot backward, bringing the top of your foot toward your lower leg.





                                         Notes:


-Do not do the exercises unless advised by your doctor.
-Repetitions of each exercise depend on your tolerance and condition, usually between 30-50 times.
-If you feel any pain while doing the exercises stop and ask your doctor.




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