Mark Blackney & Terence Chin

Operation Information & Guidelines

Surgery: Ankle Reconstruction

HOSPITAL STAY

In Hospital 2 Days

DRESSINGS

Plaster Slab 14 Days

MOBILISATION

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

WORK / DRIVING

Off Work
  • Office
  • Standing occupation

 

2 Weeks
4 Weeks

NO driving 2–3 Weeks

RECOVERY

Foot remains swollen
Final result
10 Weeks
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 Blackney′s rooms on (03) 9417 0762 or Mr Chin′s rooms on (03) 9928 6450 if you require further information.