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Leg and Knee Exercises: Heel Raise

Man next to wall doing heel raise exercise.

This exercise is designed to strengthen your knee and calf. Before beginning, read through all the instructions. While exercising, breathe normally and use smooth movements. If you feel any pain, stop the exercise. If pain persists, inform your healthcare provider.

  • Don’t lock your knees.

  • Don’t arch your back.

Online Medical Reviewer: Finke, Amy, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Joseph, Thomas N., MD
Date Last Reviewed: 11/1/2017
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