Operation Information & Guidelines
Surgery: Achilles Tendon Repair
Times below are in Days
Hospital Stay - 1 Day
Elevate Foot - 7 Days
Bandages / Back Slab plaster - 14 Days
Times in Weeks
6 Weeks (R)
3 Weeks (L)
- Office 2-3 Weeks
- Standing occupation 6-8 Weeks
Crutches 2-3 Weeks
Non Weight Bearing 2 Weeks
Partial Weight Bearing 4 Weeks
Cam Walker 4 Weeks
Walking freely ~ 6 Weeks
Foot remains swollen 12 Weeks
Final result seen 14 Weeks
Take regular analgesia 4-6 hourly throughout Post-Op period.
Take 2 Panadol 1 hour before Post Op visit.
These timeframes should be used as a guide only and may vary for individual patients based on the nature or extent of the actual surgery performed and individual circumstances. Please contact Mr Blackney’s rooms on (03) 9417 0762 or Mr Chin’s rooms on (03) 9928 6450 if you require further information.