Ankle Reconstruction

Operation Information & Guidelines


In Hospital 2 Days


Plaster Slab 14 Days


Elevate foot 10 Days

Crutches 14 Days

No weight bearing 2 Weeks

Partial weight bearing in a brace 2 Weeks

Full weight bearing in a brace 2 Weeks


Off Work
- Office 2 Weeks
- Standing occupation 4 Weeks

No driving 2-3 Weeks


Foot remains swollen 10 Weeks

Final result 12 Weeks

Take regular analgesia 4-6 hourly throughout Post-Operative 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 Mark Blackney’s rooms on (03) 9417 0762 or Mr Terence Chin’s rooms on (03) 9928 6450 if you require further information.