These 5 Exercises Will Help You With Hip, Knee or Foot Pain

Around 25% of people in the US suffer from hip, knee or foot pain. Here are some exercises that can make you feel better and ease the pain.

1.Heel Raises

This exercise targets the muscles around the knee and it strengthens your ankles.

How to do it: You will need a chair to hold on. Raise one of your legs and slowly start to heel of your other leg until you’re standing on your toes. Slowly put the heel back on the floor. Perform this exercise 15 times on each leg.

2.Toe Walking

This exercise targets your toes and balls of the feet and strengthens your calves.

How to do it: Simply walk fast around on your toes. Keep walking for 5 to 15 minutes.

3.Ankle Circles

This exercise works out your ankles.

How to do it: Sit on chair and raise one of your legs. Start rotating the foot in a slow circular motion.

Repeat this 10 times in an inward circle and 10 times in outward circles. Perform the exercise with each leg.

4.Toe Games

This exercise strengthens and works out your toes on a daily basis.

How to do it: Curl your toes and then put a towel on the floor and grab onto it with your toes. Put small pebbles on the ground and try to grab them and put them in a basket using just your toes.

5.Walking on balls

This exercise relaxes and trains the balls of your feet.

How to do it: Sit on a chair and grab a tennis ball. Put your foot on the ball and step on it. Then, start pushing the ball slowly with your foot toward the toes and then backward. Perform this exercise for about 5 minutes on each foot.

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