This helpful training video, created by the University of Wollongong correctly demonstrates how to stretch the left leg.  Parents & carers can perform this calf stretch on the floor lying on child’s front or back. The exercise can also be performed on a couch or bed. 


Joanne Morrell,  Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist, from the Physiotherapy Department at the Wollongong Hospital, has designed these exercises.

Matthew, Sophie, Sebastian and Jesslyn and their families for participating in the video shoots.

Matt Harding for music.

Centre for Educational Development and Interactive Resources (CEDIR) for web development and video production.


The material presented in this website is for information purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical or healthcare advice.  Any use of the techniques in this website is at your discretion.  Should you or your child require management of a disability, injury or condition, you should seek appropriate consultation with a qualified medical or healthcare professional on the individual’s health management. The University of Wollongong and Heel & Toe Children’s Charity disclaims any liability for any injury or loss arising from use of the this website.