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Soleus Stretch

Stand in front of a wall with one leg a short pace in front of the other (the leg to be stretched should be behind the other, in the image this is the right leg). Place your hands on the wall at approximately shoulder height and shoulder width apart. Bend the front knee slightly and bend the back as much as possible whilst still keeping your heel on the floor. Lean forwards into the wall. You should feel a stretch in the calf of your back leg, if you don’t take a step further away from the wall and repeat.

Hold this position for the duration directed by your clinician.

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You can use a wall to support you to offload any excess pressure from the from thigh or knee.