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Towel Curl

Towel Curl

Towel curl exercise for the foot

For the towel curl exercise:

  1. While sitting, place your foot on a towel on the floor and scrunch the towel toward you with your toes.
  2. Then, also using your toes, push the towel away from you.
  3. Make this exercise more challenging by placing a weighted object, such as a soup can, on the other end of the towel.

Talk with your doctor or physical therapist if you have questions about how to do this or any other exercise.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Gavin W.G. Chalmers, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery
Last Revised July 9, 2013

Last Revised: July 9, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Gavin W.G. Chalmers, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery

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