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6 Reasons to Take the Stairs 1. Stair Climbing Burns More Calories Than Jogging Yes, it’s true: studies have shown that stair climbing, which is 2. Stair Climbing Reduces the Risk of Stroke According to results from the Harvard Alumni Health Study, which enrolled 3. Stair Climbing Improves. CLIMBING STAIRS HELP FIGHT LAZINESS AND A SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE We are not against sitting down, but we are against sitting down at work for 8-9 hours all your professional life. Everyone that has sat down all their career can and will tell you this.

Take a walk when you can, run if you must! But at work, why not take the stairs?Whether it’s opting to take the stairs instead of staying in a crowded smelly elevator, going to a shop instead of getting online deliveries, meeting with friends or getting up to talk to colleagues instead of only communicating over the phone or email, or even by walking short distances instead of taking the bus, we could all add some extra activity in our lives. 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Take The Stairs. AFV Published March 24, 2016 372 Plays.

Subscribe Share. 1 rumble. Embed Share. Rumble / Compilations — More and more people are starting to take the stairs instead of the elevator in an effort to get in a little exercise throughout the workday.

Well for those of us who still prefer to take the. 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Take The Stairs America’s Funniest Home Videos • March 24, 2016 More and more people are starting to take the stairs. If you’re interested in getting healthy in a really easy way, take a look at these great reasons to start taking the stairs today.

To Build Strong Legs. Taking the stairs will help you build incredible legs. It requires every muscle within the leg to climb stairs.

And the higher that you climb, the more fatigued and worked your leg muscles will be. The stairs allow you to accomplish cardio, toning, and muscle building all at once! WEIGHT LOSS: Stair climbing uses the largest muscles in your body to continuously carry your own body weight up throughout the entire workout, which means more calories burned!Here are five reasons why taking the stairs helps you stay fit: 1. It’s a free workout – Paying a bomb for the gym is not your style?

Hit the stairs! A mere seven minutes a day of climbing the stairs halves the risk of a heart attack over ten years. It can help greatly in preventing weight gain and keeps you healthy. If you’re like me and never take the time to exercise, walking up the stairs every once in a while is actually a really good idea. (Especially after I realized how out of shape I am. Seriously, it’s bad!) And in my attempt to get a months worth of exercise, I came across some much needed motivation!

Here’s why you should choose the stairs!Taking the stairs also positively impacts your mental health ��‍♀️��‍♂️. Not only has regular exercise been linked to mental health, but while you’re walking up those flights and flights you can challenge yourself in small ways that keep your brain occupied.

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Rationale: Prevents individual from having to walk part of stairs in dark.

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Because climbing stairs is hard work and too many steps can be tiring, multi-storied buildings and long flights of stairs should have landings to give people a chance to recover.

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In addition, her immobility, bone pain, and stairs are also risk factors for falling because of muscle weakness caused by lack of exercise and pain and the risk of attempting to perform an activity she no longer can do safely.

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In addition, going down stairs enables people to see how far the drop is, and this can make frail or injured people feel vulnerable and inhibited.

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To minimize impact injuries, stairs,

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You only take the stairs when the elevator is out of order, and anytime friends or family ask you to go for a walk, you find a convenient excuse to turn them down (wrong shoes, knee hurts, other commitments).

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Recalling that stairs are associated with an increased risk of falls will direct you to option 3.

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Stairs present the additional danger of people tripping and falling.

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Other users face the risks of slipping or tripping on stairs.

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Interestingly, oneand two-step stairs prove more hazardous than multiple steps; this is not because one falls as far as a full floor-to-floor stair, but because fewer stairs are more difficult to see—and the most dangerous steps/stairs are the ones you don’t see.

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  • Remember once getting stuck behind an elderly lady on a flight of steps in the old Newport Bus Station.  Felt uncomfortable about saying “Excuse me” so just ended up having to go down slowly behind her.   It made me think of this clip of course

  • Stairs are an amazing and free workout and as you said, dont take much time since you really get your heart rate up and push yourself hard.. at least I do.

    I just came back from visiting someone in the Silverlake/Echo Park area of L.A and wanted to get in a workout so I ran some hills then came across a super long set of stairs that led me up to a whole other street and part of the neighborhood. I was stoked! got in a fantastic heart pumping, leg/butt burning whole body workout, thanks to that super long set of stairs.

    Great video, thank you! �� By the way, is this set of stairs and video in downtown San Diego? It looks like it… that’s where I’m from ������✌��

    Edit: Just looked at your bio in the description link below and yup, you’re in San Diego! In fact, I think I’ve seen you guys before running stairs in downtown. Great job and content you guys, keep it up����

  • Hello Doctor Jo. I’m having serious difficulties in going up stairs which is a limitation. even though we may try to avert stairs they are always around. I use an orthoprosthetic brace on my right leg. use it for many years now, and they always have to be replaced as they get old. this new one I am using has ischiatic support which the previous one did not. it improves my posture walking and general fatigue and tiredness but I did not know or considered that it would be a limitation when going up stairs. as I do not have a great knee control I use it knee locked to walk. what can I do to ease my going up stairs? any techniques I can do? It is impossible to avert stairs always, as going up to a bus or any other transportation is impossible. if I try to go up stairs with the leg stretched my foot gets stranded on the step and can not climb. I can unlock the knee for the brace, but because I don’t have great control am afraid to fall. thank you and best regards

  • I have a full leg cast and can’t put any weight on it and they didn’t give it any bend so its longer than my good leg and I can’t walk up or down the stairs

  • Thanks for the video. I will definitely try to include the exercises suggested in my daily routine. I am based in Mumbai, India and start off my stairs climbing exercise while I reach work by climbing 7 floors of my office building from basement to the 6th Floor followed by walking down the stairs till ground floor at 12.30 pm and climbing back again 6 floors and finally at 4 pm again with the same down and up the stairs which makes it about 19 floors of climbing daily apart from my regular gymming for 3 days and 2 days of Martial Arts. This has kept me control my weight and stay fit even at the age of 45.

  • I injured my left foot 2.5 years ago by dropping a composite deck board on my foot when we where building our new deck. I have a high tolerance for pain and continued walking on it. A few months later, I went to my podiatrist who ordered Xrays. They did not show the fracture. I managed the pain in my foot by changing my gait and not bending my foot. It wasn’t until 2 years later that my pain began increasing and I requested a MRI. It showed a fracture of the proximal second metatarsal. I wore a boot 6 weeks and it began feeling better. I was told that xrays showed it was healing. The podiatrist and orthopedic doctor released me. After about 2 weeks of not wearing the boot, pain came back and now the pain is more frequent but not severe. I began doubting that the bone was healed. (The break did not show up in xrays, so why would doctors rely on xrays to show that it was healed?) I am disappointed in the podiatrist and orthopedic doctor and don’t trust them now. I have seen a new podiatrist and had a MRI yesterday (no results yet). Do you think that my feelings of distrust in the first 2 docs is justified?

  • There is an exercise for your toes where you put a towel down, and just try to crumple the towel up with your toes. I would say that is more a strengthening exercise instead of a stretch though. I will try to get a toe/foot cramping video up soon!!

  • Hey Doctor Joe,

    So I think I have level 2 ankle sprain and my ankle is really wobbly and I can’t do it like what u did what do you think I should do because my room is upstairs so ya.

    Thanks Doctor Jo

  • The VA is doing my TKR in September. Currently I can’t use stairs without crutches. Assuming all goes well, will I be able to go up and down stairs without a cane or use of rails. There is a building where I go to for jury duty that has a wide outside staircase but nothing to hold onto.

  • Sure! I have a blog post about foot cramping on my website if you want to check it out in the foot/ankle section. In the meantime, you can check out my plantar fasciitis video. Those stretches should help with the foot cramping! Good luck!!

  • how do I go up and down the stairs when I’m a heavier guy and I cannot put any weight on my bad leg and I cannot bend it or Lift it in any way might have torn acl or another tendon and possible torn quadricep that has rolled up into my leg and i live alone

  • I have a patient with bilateral Bledsoe in full extension after quad rupture and repair. Upper body is strong and patient wbat. Any suggestions besides scooting? Patient has study railings on each side but too far apart to reach both. Trying to figure out a way to do it upright for 3 steps, any tips?

  • Hi Doc! Will this work if I have a fractured fibula (undergo surgery) amd advised by my doctor touse aircast. I could use my weight while walking. Thanks

  • thanks alot alot and alot <3,,, but excuse me doctor how would i know if i go up and down correctly? did you mean as in this video? i tried but it is a little bit make my steps slowly:((.. my problem is i am trying to Get off my weight in " the fats beside thighs"",Buttocks and the Backside.........:((( please hellpp mee with fast thing at least i wanna see change in one month:'(

    thanks..

  • Everyone saying that Maren Morris’s voice is the same as Camila Cabello’s:
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    Me: Realizing that Lele Pons’ fake is pretending to be a good girl, just because it’s in the clip.

  • I searched ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ and I somehow got this!
    Although it wasn’t what I intended to watch but still… we can’t say ‘no’ to good music.
    Right?

  • I have Charcot foot. I feel safer going down the stairs backwards starting with my good leg like I’m climbing down a ladder. Like you did going up only in reverse.

  • seems so simple, but people don’t realize how uncomfortable or fearful you get about stairs when you have a knee injury. Thanks for the video!

  • It’s like the time we got into a huge traffic jam, and my dad saw a small road, so he went up that road. And we ended up at the end of the line of cars again.

  • Thank you, it’s very helpful. I strained a periformis muscle and the stairs in my apartment complex were KILLIN’ me!! I’ve no idea, nor does my PT, how I did this, once on the right side last month, now on the left side.:( So now I’m being much more careful during the healing process.

  • omg………… the angle that you placed the camera made it look like the stairs to my house even the handles or what ever ate the Same Coler that hallway and that door is the hallway to my kitchen and the door is the bathroom

  • I shattered my left ankle and am just now putting 50% of my weight on my foot, using a walker.  Any advice on how to navigate stairs when your injured foot cannot take all of your weight?

  • Hi, I fractured my ankle a couple months ago and I just started walking on it with crutches a few days ago. I’m suppose to start work next week and I have to go up and down stairs to get in and out of the house. My problem though is my cam boot is so big it goes over the edge of the stairs and only fits if I turn it sideways. What would be the best way to use the stairs with this problem?

  • I just love the view on the top,,, it’s so inspiring finishing the workout and than take a deep breath watching the view for a while…

  • When I used to do karate, we were forced to doing a bear crawl sprinting using stairs. I have been doing running but stair climbing to doing exercises at the hudson yards today. I had to drag my foot all the way home.

  • its almost a year since my left tibia was broken. and i want to try the up with the bad and down with the good and vice versa as normal. i hope you could suggest me some exercise. thank you

  • I found sliding down on my butt to be fastest and most fun. Then I had a pain and ended up in surgery for my ruined tail bone which was a much bigger deal than my leg was.  DON’T SLIDE DOWN THE STAIRS

  • My house is 3 stories, so thanks for a nice way to make use of them for fat burning.  Right now I’ve been getting up 1/2 hour earlier and doing 10-12 flights of stairs at a fast “walk” to wake up my body each morning.  I follow up with some body weight exercises.  I call it my wake-up workout.  It makes me feel alert way before I even have my first cup of coffee!  Then, later in the day I add in more exercise.  But this way, if I have a crap day, I still know I did at least SOME exercise!

  • Hlo maam i hav knee dislocation and i feel pain when i climb stairs but i have no option because i m working in a school and i have to climb stairs plz suggest me how to make my life easy with this dislocated knee plz rply thnx

  • Mano, se vocês acham o da Camila melhor, vão escutar pra lá vey!
    Não fiquem desmerecendo o bom trabalho que Marren fez poxa, independentemente se ela cantou igual a Camila, ela continuou cantando lindamente.

    Man, if you think Camila’s demo is better, go listen over there!
    Don’t be belittled by the good work Marren did, regardless of whether she sang like Camila, she continued singing beautifully.

  • Great video guys. I am still having a lot of pain and stiffness going up and down stairs after 3 months. I see to have hit a wall as far as getting motion with my knee. Plus after sitting for about an hour watching TV, my knee is VERY sore and stiff when I get up. Can you help me get over the wall????

  • thanks for info. I have question tho. I am 50 year old. I climb my apartment stairs of 20 steps 35 times and come down stairs same 20 steps 35 times. So total 700 steps up and 700 steps down in 15 minutes. is it advisable to do it? thanks again.

  • i had frature of tibial spine in my left leg but not break my ACL ligament. only tier 1 which can be treated with plaster.
    Doctors given me suggestion for plaster on my leg for 2 month.
    I took bed rest 2 month with plaster.
    Now one year has been completed.
    But when i goes on stairs.. I feel there is less strength in my left leg.
    I can not walk on stairs like earlier.
    Sometime i become shame at the public palace. what should i do.
    i have done my leg exercise only one month in one year.
    Is there any exercise issue with my leg?? When will it become powerful.
    please reply…..

  • hello my friend fell down from a train and injured her left leg lateral hip portion. she was treated by many doctors but was not healed. her pain is in the groin and the anterior thigh muscles. She walks like a waddling gate She lifts one side up while walking.. the problem is getting down the stairs. i have treated her with acupuncture but the pain while getting down is so much. Any help is appreciated.

  • If you don’t have an injury, then you can go up and down the steps in a normal pattern, but try not to bend your knees way in front of your toes. If you want to check out my knee strengthening video, it will tell you more about the correct technique I was talking about!!

  • חקי חיון, מצחיק. אגב, אני מאוד אוהב בני ובנות אדם מבוגרים וזקנים, המשך שנים עסקתי כמלווה למבוגרים ולקשישים מטעם חברת כח אדם ‘נתן’ ברחוב ריב”ל 9 קומה 4 תל אביב. אני גם מאוד אוהב תינוקות וילדים וילדות נערים ונערות בחורים ובחורות ואת כל הצעירים בעולמנו. אגב, רצוי מאוד כי כל המבוגרים יחיו יחדיו ב’בתי מרגוע’, וכך הם והן יהיו עם בני גילם ויהיה להם נעים וטוב, ובנוסף המבוגרים והמבוגרות לא יעכבו ולא יפריעו לשאר בני ובנות האדם. אותו רעיון גם לגבי כל המוגבלים (המתמודדים) והמוגבלות ( והמתמודדות) שרצוי מאוד שהם והן צריכים לחיות בישובים משלהם המותאמים למגבלותיהם, והמפגש שלהם עם בני ובנות אדם בריאים יהיה באיזורי בילוי ומסחר הממוקמים דווקא באזורי המוגבלים ( המתמודדים) וזאת על מנת שיהיה קשר הדוק בין בני אדם בריאים למוגבלים.

  • i want to suggestion to you i got fumer fracture in my right leg bt my knee is nt bend pls suggest me how can i do….what time recovery and walk again

  • i have a feeding tube to so i have to go down on my right ankle witch is the good one cause of the pain i have in my stomach i’m in a boot cast since nov.2016 and it has not healed my ortho is going back and forth about surgery again what do u think could be wrong that it is not healing

  • I think it depends on what you are trying to accomplish. Walking is a good cardio and overall workout, but going up and down stairs helps strengthen your legs more by working the large muscle groups.

    Going up and down stairs will not damage cartilage as long as you are going up and down correctly!! I hope that helps!! Good luck!!

  • how to do it when there is no handler aside 2 years ago I slipped bad on icy streets I had broken ankle and already for 2 years I feel in panic when there are stairs without handler

  • I hurt one of my legs. Im to scared to go up with my good leg because standing on the bad one i feel like it might give out. I want crutches but cant get them. I am not sure it would help tho

  • Stair training is fantastic. 3x a week I’ll put on a 50lb weight vest and walk up/down 16 flights 8-10x. Only takes 30-35 min but burns so many cals! Leaning out FAST from this.

  • hi doctor.. could you please give me advice for my Two questions!
    the first one is: which sport better walking or going up & down stairs?
    and the second: is stairs sport damage the knee cartilages??

    i will be happy if you answer me, thanks:)

  • Is this also possible if I’m in a walking boot? I also go to college and some of the buildings don’t have elevators (and some with no stair railings either). It’s for a stress fracture so I don’t need crutches or anything, I’m just worried about getting around without the rails.

  • Hi! Very helpful. On my 6th month from an ORIF but my plates and screws are still in my fib&tib. I try to go up alternately without crutches since my doc said to wean myself. Going up alternately is fine but going down is a different story. It seems rhe edge of my plate is digging into my bone when I go down. Any tips?

  • Hi.. my father had 2 knees replaced month ago. Is it advisable for him to climb stairs.. he is walking good without support..and able to bend legs 105 degrees..

  • Will try to remember. I have multiple sclerosis. The prob is I can’t tell which one is a bad leg and which one is a good one. Another thing when going up and down the stairs, should it be toe to heel or heel to toe pattern?

  • I CAN DO SHORTER STEPS BUT NOT THE REGULAR ONES AND I AM 2 MOS AFTER SURGERY BUT I STILL FEEL HEAT ON MY KNEE OCCASIONALY WHY IS THAT?

  • What makes this even funnier is that this situation is Bean’s own making, because the elevator was deemed out of order because of the pranks he was pulling on his fellow guest.

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  • Thanks Doctor Jo!! This really helped me a lot because just recently I was at my uncles house ( he has wooden stairs and I had socks on ) I fell down it because I skipped a step because I was holding three pillows and I couldn’t see how many more steps there were, so like my clumsy self, I fell down v.v My ankle does hurt sooo much though!

  • If you can, I would lead with your heel going down the stairs. When you flex your foot, so the heel hits first, your muscles will contract, so they will be ready to take on the weight when you step. Going up is similar, but your foot will be more flat, making sure you have complete contact before you push upward. I hope that helps! Good luck!!

  • Nice to see you again, Jess! You look great. Please let us know when doing a HIIT/stairs combo, how long we should set the timer (minutes/rest) for this to be most effective. Thank you!

  • Buy a printable worksheet with the Climbing Stairs Technique in this video here: https://www.askdoctorjo.com/stairs-with-injured-leg-worksheet
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  • I live on the 5th floor of a 5 story building and added “stairs” as part of my work out. Maybe once a day for 15 to 20 minutes max? We’ll see

  • I m Lor’s husband. I had my first TKR in late June of 2017. A lot of pain and swelling after, but then the knee was in very bad shape. My leg was 15 degs out of alighnment with my hip… After 8 weeks..I was able to walk a mile, using my hiking/trekking poles for balance. After 12 weeks…all PT was finished…and I started my OWN PT Gym program…mostly focusing on quad and calf strengthening.. After 16 weeks I was up hiking here in WNC. My problem was that my other knee was also almost as bad as the right knee was( the first one)… so I had a lot of pain while hiking anyway. I kept up the walking/hiking and cycling though…since my NEXT knee surgery on the LEFT knee was scheduled for Dec. 1, 2017./  This surgery on this knee…seemed to go much better( as the previous video mentioned…it seems that one leg/knee always does better than the other!???.”_} So, it is now First week of January, 2018. I am about 9 weeks post-op on the 2nd knee….the left one. I stopped the walker aftger about 1 and 1/2 weeks. Went to a stabilized cane.* has 4 TOES! Started PT 10 days after surgery.I was amazed that after the first PT session, I was almost at 95 degs bending and 4 degs from being straight. I am now in my last week of PT, and I am doing all the strength stuff fine…Sled, Shuttle, Cycling, Leg Press and Standing Squat sets. I am walking very well and feel good about both knees. My one PROBLEM I am feeling however, is thatr going DOWN  Stairs is still painful for the 1st knee…now 6 months post op…and of course the 2month post op knee I expect some pain going down.     My question is: What specific knee /quad/ITB/ strengthening program will help most for this “down step” issue that I continue to have?  thanks….Goood luck to all contemplating the surgery. I put mine off for more than 2 years…but am very glad I got them both done in the same year…basically 6 months, with. about 3 and 1/2 to 4 months between surgeries seems to be a good balance. I would NOT want to have them done BOTH at same time!  I had the Smith-Nephew…Journey II  Bi-Cruciate Ligament Stabilized knee replacement hardware placed into both knees. I am very active….I do XC skiing/  Alpine Skiing/ Snowshoeing as well as cycling and hiking. So, after consulting with Dr. Lang here in Asheville, NC… He recommended ( and has done many of these surgeries with the Smith Nephew system”..}  for people who wish to go back to their active lifestyles. Both my knees feel very “normal”…120+ deg range of motion…with almost total straightened extension in both legs/knees as well. Difficult surgery for sure…recovery speaking. A lot of pain/swelling the first 2 weeks. Then things get better pretty fast if you FOLLOW the Docs and the Physical Therapists advice!

  • I can put weight on my replacement going down stairs but I can’t use that knee first going up the stairs. So, I have to use the one leg going up each stairs.Do you have a suggestion?

  • Really so fantastic am doing 30 minutes daily 20minut up from front and 10 minutes backward climbing. Really amazing feeling and finish stair climbing

  • 4 months since TKR finally at 109 ROM almost out of physical therapy appointments and I’m worried I won’t be able to walk downstairs. What is the best exercise to strengthen knee to walk downstairs?

  • I walk up 10 floors briskly as far as I can then I walk up slowly. Then I go down 20 flights. This is at work, so convenient. Will this help lose weight? Or do I need to run up the stairs?

  • This has been the best demonstraction of exercises that I have found. I am 6 months post surgery and on my way to returning to work. My last piece is to learn how to walk up stairs. Thank you this was helpful.

  • how do you do it with crutches? i cant bend my left leg right now so it’s really hard for me to go upstairs. i cant use the right foot first because the left foot cant support my right leg

  • Hi Jo,
    I just need to know, Do I have ACL tear or not.. since last 4 months before, I met with accident and repaired with IM nailing in Tibia and now its healing in good manner. whereas when I used stairs I feeling some problem.. I can go Up stairs using both leg
    whereas while coming down, I cant able to do it…while coming down if I can keep my left leg without any pain whereas for right leg.. I can use it but I doesnt have the control to keep it.. I mean I will be jumping.. So can you tell, what may be the issue

  • What is happening if you start to feel a slight twinge in your big toe doing this? I injured my foot recently, and am using a cane to help get around (using it properly, according to your other video), but I’m thinking I’m trying to keep my foot too rigid (can’t flex it up or down without pain).

  • I am 3 1/2 months out of TNR and still have trouble with walking a not long distance. My knee still swells up and gets very stiff. I go to Physical Therapy 2 days a week and do all my excerises at home and ride a stantonary bike 2 times a day and my RO M is 120. Does anyone else have this kind of problem 3 1/2 months out?

  • Which one is the best pattern dr.jo, heel to toe or toe to heel when I go up-down the stairs. 4months ago i got orthoscopy meniscus repair in my left knee.

  • Hi Doctor Jo, thanks so much for this video. How long do you think I should do this for? Until the ankle does not hurt anymore or I can start since I am six weeks out? (My ankle still hurts though)

  • Am still using a crutch to walk after 3months of knee surgery. Is that suppose?
    And the knee is heavy,not strong. I still feel is fresh inside,numbness and pinch of pain. Can u aid on what to do?

  • I recently sprained my left knee, and I have to go up and down my basement stairs. This info will really help. Thank You. You’re the best. ��

  • Good day was following a shoulder tendonitis treatment and was very helpful, also would like advice on an old injury. I smashed my knee cap 4yrs ago had two surgeries and currently without a knee cap. I did intensive therapy, im able to walk and run without a limp and since then been very active in the gym about 3-5days a week. My ROM is about 110 degrees and would really like to get incresed abit more, do you have any advice on how i can get my ROM increased on such an old injury as im doing several routines already.