What is resisted ankle plantar flexion?

Resisted ankle plantar flexion

  1. Sit with your affected leg straight and resting on the floor.
  2. Place an exercise band around your affected foot just under the toes.
  3. Hold each end of the band in each hand, with your hands above your knees.
  4. Keeping your affected leg straight, gently flex your foot downward so your toes are pointed away from your body. Then slowly relax your foot to the starting position.
  5. Repeat 8 to 12 times.
  6. It's a good idea to repeat these steps with your other leg.

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