What is ankle opposition (isometric)?

Ankle opposition (isometric)

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  1. Sit up straight. Put your feet together, flat on the floor.
  2. Press your affected foot inward against your other foot.
    • Hold for about 6 seconds, and then relax.
    • Repeat 8 to 12 times.
    • It's a good idea to repeat these steps with your other foot.
  3. Then place the heel of your other foot on top of the affected foot. Push up with your affected foot against the heel of your other foot. Your muscles will tighten, but your affected foot should not move up.
    • Hold for about 6 seconds, and then relax.
    • Repeat 8 to 12 times.
    • It's a good idea to repeat these steps with your other foot.

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