Step up is an excellent exercise to encourage improvement to the function and range of movement of the ankle, knee and hip joints. This exercise also builds muscular endurance.
- Stand in front of the step with both feet together
- Step up with one leg, followed by the other one
- Further directions may be progressed by your Physiotherapist
Make sure this exercise is done with a proper step surface at an appropriate height prescribed by your physiotherapist. It should be performed carefully at home using a rail for support if needed.