Calf Stretch : Ankle Injury Series

Calf Stretch

The Calf Stretch is a great to exercise to increase mobility in the ankle. It also protects the Achilles tendon from injury. The Calf Stretch can be performed from a standing position by placing your hands on a wall or countertop. Bend one knee while extending the other leg so that it is straight and behind you. Then press the heel into the ground so that you feel a stretch in your calf muscle. Increase the stretch by push further back. There are many variations of this stretch. We have included this version in the YouTube Video Below. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more information about injury prevention, treatment, and exercises.