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Gastroc Stretch in Standing

  • Stand facing wall
  • Place one foot in back with knee straight
  • Maintain heel on ground, foot facing forward
  • Lean into wall until you feel a stretch
Sets: 1
Reps: 2
Sessions: 3
Hold Time: 20s

Soleus Stretch Standing

  • Stand facing wall
  • Place one foot in back, making sure to keep your foot pointed forward and heel on the ground
  • Slowly lean into wall, bending your back knee until a stretch in felt
  • Hold as instructed
Sets: 1
Reps: 2
Sessions: 3
Hold Time: 20s

Resisted Plantar-Flexion

  • Hold one end of the band in your hands
  • Place loop on other end of band around bottom of foot
  • Push toes and foot down
  • Repeat as instructed
Sets: 1
Reps: 20
Sessions: 3
Resistance: As Tolerated

Heel Raises Sitting

  • Sit in chair with both feet on the ground
  • Slowly raise heels off ground
  • Repeat as instructed
Sets: 1
Reps: 20
Sessions: 3
Resistance: As Tolerated
Side: Both

Balance -- Single Leg Stance / Arms at Side / Eyes Open

  • Stand with arms extended out to side
  • Lift hip and knee of one leg to 90 degrees
  • Head facing forward and eyes open
  • Hold as instructed
Sets: 1
Reps: 1
Sessions: 3
Hold Time: 30s
Side: Both