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Staying Safe on Stairs

Three tips to help avoid stairway injuries

When it comes to stairways, familiarity breeds complacency. Perhaps, for example, you like to run up or down a stairway. What happens if you lift your foot just a little shy of high enough, and catch your shoe on the edge of a step? You suddenly pitch forward; you could be severely injured. If you walk up and down steps, you don’t have that strong forward momentum so correcting for a “foot catch” is easy.

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