Loading...

Please wait while we load your content...

Heel-Drop Calf Stretch
0

 

IMG_1640IMG_1641

Muscles:

Plantaris, Peroneus Longus, Peroneus Brevis, Gastrocnemius & Flexor Hallucis Longus

 

Methods:

Stand on a raised object or step. Place the toes of one foot on the edge of the step.

Keeping your leg straight, let your heel drop slowly towards the ground.

 

Physiotherapy, Injury Prevention & Fitness Recommendations:

  • Avoid bouncing when the muscle is cold
  • Stop if the stretch causes pain
  • Perform the stretch in a safe environment to avoid the risk of a fall or injury
  • Recommended stretch for use within a warm-up or cool down
  • As instructed by a skilled physiotherapist, the stretch is beneficial for injury prevention, to aid recovery from specific injuries, enhancement of the injury healing process, elongates shortened muscles, reduces soft tissue tightness and alleviates joint stiffness.
  • This stretch may be useful for calf strains, Achilles tendon strains, Achilles tendonitis & shin splints

 

Please feel free to contact the Manchester G4 Clinic to speak to a member of the team for any questions that you may have.

 

payments powered by SagePay payments powered by PayPal

Search  Search

View More Results…

Book an Appointment

There are 3 ways you can book an appointment:

0

Your Cart