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Ankle Dorsiflexion/Plantarflexion (Flexibility)

  1. Sit on the floor or in bed with your legs straight out in front of you.

  2. Point both feet. Then flex both feet. Hold each stretch for 10 seconds.

  3. Do this 10 to 30 times.

  4. Repeat this exercise 2 times a day.

Legs from knee down showing both feet doing ankle pumps.

Online Medical Reviewer: Stacey Wojcik MBA BSN RN
Online Medical Reviewer: Thomas N Joseph MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Trina Bellendir PT
Date Last Reviewed: 2/1/2022
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