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For the towel stretch exercise:

  1. Place a rolled towel under the ball of your foot, holding the towel at both ends.
  2. Gently pull the towel toward you while keeping your knee straight.
  3. Hold this position for 15 to 30 seconds.

Repeat 2 to 4 times.

Talk with your doctor or physical therapist if you have questions about how to do this or any other exercise.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerGavin W.G. Chalmers, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

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