Mark Blackney

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)
Off Work

  • Office
  • Standing occupation

2–3 Weeks
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 if you require further information.