What is it?

The FootGym™ strengthens muscles and increases stability in your feet.  It is great for rehab from a foot injury and for post-surgery recovery.  This device treats Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendonitis and Foot Pain through several different exercises.  Also great for Hot or Cold Therapy!  Below are the exercises that you can do with the FootGym™.

The product comes with 3 different resistance bands for varying resistance, as necessary.  It comes with a red band (firm resistance), green band (moderate resistance ) and a yellow band (light resistance).

 

Exercises

Here is a link to the user manual.

Toe Curl

Muscles worked:  Flexors, Adductor Hallucis, Abductor Hallucis

  • Sitting down, place desired band(s) securely in grooves based on slant of your toes
  • Place toes on top of band
  • Drag your toes toward ankle while keeping heel stationary
  • Hold position for approximately 3-5 seconds.
  • Release band.
  • Complete 2-3 sets of 10-15 reps per foot.

Toe Flexion

Muscles worked:  Flexors, Adductor Hallucis, Abductor Hallucis

  • Sitting down, place desired band(s) securely in grooves based on slant of your toes
  • Place toes on under band
    Keeping heel stationary, lift band while moving toes and ball of foot
  • Hold position for approximately 3-5 seconds.
  • Bring foot down.
  • Complete 2-3 sets of 10-15 reps per foot.

Dorsiflexion

Muscles worked:  Tibialis Anterior, Extensor Digitorum Longus Fibularis (Peroneus) Tertius, Extensor Hallucis

  • Sitting down, place desired band(s) securely in grooves based on slant of your toes
  • Place toes on under band
  • Keeping heel and ball of foot stationary, lift band with toes
  • Hold position for approximately 3-5 seconds.
  • Bring foot down.
  • Complete 2-3 sets of 10-15 reps per foot.
       Toe Flexion and Dorsiflexion

         To increase resistance, use two bands.

Calf Raise

Muscles worked:  Gastocnemius, Soleus, Flexor Digitoum Longus, Flexor Hallucis Longus, Peroneus Brevis, Peroneus Longus, Tibialis Posterior

  • Position FootGym™ near wall or door frame to use for balance.
  • Place hands on wall or door frame for balance.
  • Place one foot on the FootGym™
  • Raise up on the ball of the foot, keeping other foot on ground for balance.  Your body weight should be transferred to the foot on the FootGym™.  Advance users can lift the foot being used for balance a few inches off the fllor.
  • Hold for approximately 2-4 seconds.
  • Return heel to floor.
  • Complete 2-3 sets of 10-15 reps per foot with one minute of rest in between each set.

Calf Stretch

Muscles worked:  Gastocnemius, Soleus

  • Position front of FootGym™ one foot or less from wall or door frame to use for balance.
  • Place hands on wall or door frame for balance.
  • Place one foot on FootGym™ with the other foot slightly behind and to the side
  • Bend front of knee until you feel a stretch in calf.
  • Slightly bend both knees for additional stretch.
  • Hold the stretch for approximately 10 seconds.
  • Repeat 10 times per foot

Massage

  • Remove massage roller from underneath FootGym™
  • Place massage roller securely on holders.
  • While sitting, roll foot back and forth on massage foller.

Plantar Fascia Stretch

Muscles worked:  Plantar Fascia

  • While sitting, place foot on FootGym™ platform

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FootGym by ING Source

  • Brands Ing Source
  • Product Code: ING-00388
  • Reward Points: 60
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $59.99

  • Price in reward points: 5999