Post operative protocol
Below knee cast for 6 weeks
Non weight bear for 6 weeks.
Week 7-12 (dependant upon radiographic progress and symptoms upon weight bearing) use Aircast walking boot
or lightweight below knee cast. Increase weight bearing progressively to full by week 12.
Xrays at weeks 6 and 12.
Week 12 to 5 months use light weight walking boot.
May drive by week 12.
Heavy manual activities by 5 months.