Barefoot Rehab

Vele or Skier



  1. Start by standing a few inches from the wall.
  2. Slowly lean towards the wall making sure to bend at the ankles and not through the back.
  3. Try and touch your nose to the wall, feeling your feet muscles grip the ground
  4. Return to neutral and repeat for 10 reps.
  5. Do 3-4 sets a day.


  • Make sure that you are leaning forward and not bending at the waist.
  • You do not need to actually touch your nose to the wall.

2 thoughts on “Barefoot Rehab

    To Barefoot Run or Not « Dr. Justin Hildebrand said:
    February 26, 2014 at 5:02 pm

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    To Run Barefoot or Not | KC Hand & Foot Doc said:
    April 28, 2014 at 6:48 pm

    […] While in the beginning phases of walking barefoot, rehabbing the foot muscle should be a priority. Click here for exercises. After walking and rehab, one can transition to light running and work up to 3 miles in barefoot or […]

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