Achilles Tendon Stretch – Ask Doctor Jo

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The achilles tendon stretch is great to help keep your achilles tendon stretched out both before and after an injury. Watch more Ask Doctor Jo videos featuring full routines for common injuries and syndromes at

To perform the achilles tendon stretch:

1. Stand on something sturdy like a step. Put the ball of the foot you want to stretch on the edge of the step.
2. Relax your heel down towards the ground until you feel a stretch, and hold it.


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Eric V says:

Just found the channel while looking for exercises and stretches to help maintain and improve knee and ankle stability/mobility. Any other videos of yours I should check out to help maintain and improve ankle strength/stability/mobility after recovering from a partial Achilles tear?

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