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.
Staying Safe on Stairs
Three tips to help avoid stairway injuries