plantar flexion

When you do your strength exercises, add these modifications to plantar flexion as you progress: Hold table with one hand, then one fingertip, then no hands; then do exercise with eyes closed, if steady.


  1. Stand straight, holding onto a table or chair for balance.
  2. Slowly stand on tip toe, as high as possible.
  3. Hold position.
  4. Slowly lower heels all the way back down.
  5. Repeat 8 to 15 times.
  6. Rest a minute, then do another 8 to 15 repetitions.
  7. Add modifications as you progress.

Print   Email