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Tight calf muscles can cause or aggravate pre-existing foot problems. When the calf muscles are too tight, and the foot tries to move up in dorsiflexion, ligaments and tendons in the arch of the foot get stretched and weaken. This can lead to many conditions including painful flatfeet, plantar fascitis, ankle arthritis, charcot arthropathy, diabetic forefoot ulcers, Achilles tendonitis, stress fracture of the foot and more. For more information on Health related issues view the topic below.

Calf Tightness and Foot Problems

Problems with Current Techniques of Calf Stretching

Issues with Diabetic Foot

Issues with Flat Feet

Issues with Achilles Tendon Tightness