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You may be given these exercises to increase the strength and control through your calf muscles. Try to do these exercises twice a day. Gastrocnemius muscle Stand on 1 leg with your leg straight. Lift up onto your tip toes, as high as you are able. Slowly lower back down. Repeat as many times...

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Why does my child need calf lengthening surgery? The calf muscles, at the back of the lower leg can become tight. This tightness can develop due to a combination of factors including over activity in the muscles relating to your child’s condition, growth and poor compliance with splints. When the...

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This resource has been designed to help you remember the exercises the therapist went through with you whilst in hospital. The exercises should be done slowly and smoothly. Your child may have some pain and discomfort doing these exercises after surgery. If pain is limiting doing the exercises, then...

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