Operation Information & Guidelines
Surgery: Achilles Tendon Repair
Times below are in Days
|Hospital stay||1 Days|
|Elevate Foot||7 Days|
|Bandages / Back Slab plaster||7 Days|
Times in Weeks
|NO Driving||6 Weeks (R)
3 Weeks (L)
|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 if you require further information.