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Ankle stability, alignment and strength exercise

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Make sure you have your pain diagnosed properly by a physio, osteo or sports doctor to ensure that this exercise is appropriate.

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Concentric calf strengthening

  • Stand in front of a mirror and holding onto a banister or something sturdy.

  • Go up onto your tiptoes. Make sure the heel bones are not visible and not dropping inwards. At the same time make sure you are weightbearing through the inside of the foot – over the big toe joint more than the outside of the foot.

  • If this is pain free repeat 30 times 3-4 times a week or as frequently as your physiotherapist or osteopath recommends.

Back To Exercises

Please note that although the advice and exercises provided are designed to assist your recovery they are not a replacement for seeing a Physiotherapist or Osteopath. It is essential that you always make sure you see your Doctor, Osteopath or Chartered Physiotherapist beforehand to diagnose your injury and guide you through recovery.

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