Towel stretch

Picture of calf-plantar fascia stretch
  • Place a rolled towel under the ball of your foot, holding the towel at both ends.
  • Gently pull the towel toward you while keeping your knee straight.
  • Hold this position for 15 to 30 seconds, and 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.

Last Updated: July 16, 2009

Author: Shannon Erstad, MBA/MPH

Medical Review: William M. Green, MD - Emergency Medicine & Barry L. Scurran, DPM - Podiatric Surgery

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