Calf stretch

In the last post I explained how tight calf muscle, or reduced ankle dorsiflexion, can cause problems elsewhere in the body. Here I show you how you can stretch your calf in all three planes of motion, which is necessary because it controls motion in three planes of motion.

17 May 2016
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