Strengthening Exercises: Lower Extremity Exercises

Standing

"Calf Lifts"

  1. Hold something sturdy for balance
  2. Slowly raise up onto toes
  3. Return to floor
  4. Repeat 10 times

"Mini-Squats"

  1. Stand with back to the wall, feet hip distance apart
  2. Slowly bend knees to do mini-squat
  3. Slide back up wall to standing position
  4. Repeat 10 times
Before initiating any exercise program, consult with your physician and or physical therapist.