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  • For this exercise you will need to utilise a bench or step to elevate the back leg
  • Take the target leg about 1 metre in front of the step/bench and position the opposing leg onto the step
  • From this position, you are going to drop your body down so your knee will bend
  • Ensure that you are not excessively bringing your knee over your toes and leaning forwards
  • Return to the starting position and repeat as per physiotherapist instruction


  • Ensure you have something to stabilise yourself if there is any loss of balance such as a wall or bench
  • Avoid rotating through the hips
  • Keep the tailbone tucked under
  • Maintain an upright posture