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Are You Making Your Ankle Worse By Stretching?

Updated: May 5, 2022

I have talked about our goals with stretching before, but a brief recap: if I am trying to stretch my calf, where should I feel it? This seems like a simple question, I should feel it in my calf! Now do me a favor. Try and stretch your calf.

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Where did you feel it?

If you are like a large number of my clients over the years, you felt it in the front of your ankle. Right between the two bones on either side, where the joint folds when you bend it.