How to Do
How to Do Standing Calf Raise With Toes in
This exercise is an option for those with noted restriction into medial rotation of the hip, as well as a lack of stability of the arch of the foot.
THIS IS NOT A LOADED EXERCISE FOR HYPERTROPHY AS LOADING THE FOOT/ANKLE IN THIS POSITION MAY CAUSE PAIN AND INJURY.
Beginning Standing Calf Raise
Position the client as seen in the second photo with hands on a chair and feet hips internally rotated.
Standing Calf Raise Movement
1. Perform a calf raise to FULL AVAILABLE ROM.
2. Perform at a slow controlled tempo until full ROM is no longer possible, fatigue NOT a failure.
Standing Calf Raise Benefits
Increase/improve active mobility of the hip for medial rotation.
Increase/improve active stability of the arch of the foot/ankle.