Operation Information & Post-Op Guidelines
Surgery: Foot & Ankle Arthroscopy
In Hospital 1 Day
- then replace with cutifilm and tubigrip 2 Days
Appointment for Suture Removal 10 Days
Elevate foot 3 Days
Crutches 3-7 Days
Partial weight bearing 1 Week
Walking freely ~2-3 Weeks
NO Driving 10 Days
Foot remains swollen 8 Weeks
Final result 12 Weeks
Take regular analgesia 4-6 hourly throughout Post-Operative period (14 days).
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.