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lower calf stretch exercises.
Stand facing a wall ensuring that your feet are parallel (Fig A).
- Step forwards with the unaffected leg.
- Keep the back foot straight and the toe pointing directly forwards.
- Do not lift the back heel at any point.
Bend both knees until you feel a gentle stretch low down in the calf (Figs B and C).
Hold a slow continuous stretch and do not bounce.
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