The ProStretch: 4 Exercises for Leg Pain
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 | Frances
Whether your calves, thighs or shins are affected, pain in the foot and leg can make stop you from exercising, or even performing basic daily tasks. While stretching can help to reduce this discomfort, it isn't always easy to reach all of the muscles, tendons or ligaments affecting you. If you've ever found yourself in this situation, the ProStretch Calf and Achilles Tendon Stretcher is a must-have product.
Biomechanically designed to elevate your foot just the right amount, the stretching aid engages all parts of your lower leg, relieving tension and pain. Proven to yield better results than other stretching methods, you never have to waste time on an ineffective stretch again.
Ready to get started? Keep reading to discover some simple pain-relieving exercises you can try with your ProStretch.
Stretches for Calf Pain
This stretch specifically works the gastrocnemius muscle which is located in the upper calf, starting from the back of your knee. Firstly, place the ProStretch an arm's length away from a wall, the back of a chair or another object you can lean against, then follow these steps:
Stretches for Achilles Tendon Pain
To relieve pain and increase the flexibility in your Achilles tendon, continue on from the first four steps in the calf pain stretch above:
Stretches for Hamstring Pain
Your hamstrings are located at the back of your upper thighs, between your hips and your knees. Follow this exercise to relieve pain and prevent further injury to the area:
Stretches for Front of Leg Pain
The anterior tibialis runs along the front of your leg. Follow these steps to achieve a successful stretch:
Stretches for Plantar Fascia Pain
Your plantar fascia is located along the bottom of your foot. Both the stretches for you calf and your Achilles tendon should provide a sufficient stretch for this area as they involve your foot and toes.
Keep up the Good Work
These exercises won't just remedy the pain you have, they'll will lower your risk of injury in the future. While improving your strength, flexibility and range of motion may seem like a difficult task the ProStretch Calf and Achilles Tendon Stretcher makes conditioning your body easy. If your shoe size is larger than a UK size 13, have a look at the ProStretch Plus Stretching System instead.