Diagnosis Information

Click on the link below to read about a tight calf muscle and how it can contribute to the development of… plantar fasciitis, bunions, metatarsalgia, achilles tendonitis, midfoot arthritis, hammertoes, ankle instability and tibialis anterior tendonitis.

Tight Calf handout (“gastrocnemius equinus”)

Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain/Instability

Ankle Sprain

High Ankle Sprain

Ankle Fracture

Osteochondral Lesion of the Talus

Ankle Arthritis

Pes Planovalgus (flat foot)

Lisfranc Injury

Morton’s Neuroma

Calcaneus (heel bone) Fracture

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome


Ankle Fracture in Children

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome


Navicular Stress Fracture

Rheumatoid Arthritis Forefoot

Diabetic foot

Foot Drop

Calf Strain

Tibialis Anterior Tendonitis…Rupture

Cavovarus (High Arch)

Pediatric Growth Plate Fractures

5th Metatarsal Base Fracture

Turf Toe

Phalanx Fractures

Diabetic (Charcot) Foot/Arthropathy

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Hallux Rigidus

Tarsal Coalition

Peroneal Tendonitis

Frieberg’s Infraction

Exertional Compartment Syndrome

Achilles Tendon Rupture

Posterior Ankle Impingement

Lateral Process of the Talus Fracture

Plantar Fibromas

Metatarsal Fractures

Rheumatoid Arthritis Hindfoot

Open Fractures

Accessory Navicular

Talus fracture/avascular necrosis


American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society FootCareMD.com

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Foot & Ankle Patient Education (AAOS)

Foot Education.com

Click on the links below to see demonstrations on the stretches and or ankle range of motion exercises that Dr. Cheney recommends for you

Calf Stretches – PDF

Ankle ROM – PDF