9 Best Exercises To Reduce Swelling Legs

8. Ankle Circles:

Rolling your ankles in a clockwise then counter-clockwise rotation can help you exercise your lower leg muscles and maintain good circulation while sitting for long periods of time. This exercise can be practiced just about anywhere; in a car, on a plane, or even at the office. To correctly perform this exercise, follow the steps below:

How to do it:

  • Simultaneously rotate one foot clockwise while rotating the other foot counterclockwise.
  • Rotate for approximately 15 seconds, then switch direction.
  • Repeat as needed.

9. Foot exercises:

How to do it:

  • Simply bend and stretch your one foot up and down about 30 times.
  • Then, rotate the foot in a circle 8 times in one direction and 8 times in the other direction.
  • Repeat with the other foot. This is a very simple and easy exercise that you can do sitting or standing.
  • It improves blood circulation and reduces swelling in the feet.
  • It also prevents cramps in the calf muscles.
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