Stretches

Ankle

Calf stretch
Calf stretch



Calf stretch :

- Sit on the floor or your bed with your leg straight out in front of you and put a towel around your foot


- pull your toes towards you and gently pull on the towel until you feel a stretch in your calf. Hold for 30 secs


- Hold for 30 seconds


- Repeat 3 times






Sitting Calf Stretch

Purpose: If you find it difficult to stretch standing up, try this exercise.

Calf stretches can also be done sitting down.  Approved use by www.hep2go.com

Starting Position: Sit on the floor or your bed with your leg straight out in front of you and put a towel around your foot

Action: Pull your toes towards you and gently pull on the towel until you feel a stretch in your calf. Hold for 30 secs

Repetition: Repeat 3 times, 2x daily, and before and after sport/exercise

Notes: This stretches the gastrocnemius muscle. To stretch soleus, repeat the exercise but with a slightly bent knee.

- See more at: http://www.knee-pain-explained.com/calf-stretches.html#sthash.xjc9mXle.dpuf






Sitting Calf Stretch

Purpose: If you find it difficult to stretch standing up, try this exercise

- See more at: http://www.knee-pain-explained.com/calf-stretches.html#sthash.xjc9mXle.dpuf








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