If you feel you are progressing to quickly or are having pain or any concern with an activity please stop, rest and try to advance again after a couple of days. Call my office if you have any concerns.

This is a general guideline. Your specific progress may change based on healing or other factors.

Time Frame  
0-2 weeks
2-6 weeks




6-8 weeks

above 8 weeks

Activity
Non-weight bearing in splint at all times
Touch down weight bearing in boot with crutches
Active gentle ankle range of motion, avoid inversion
Up one minute, Down one minute x 2
Circles for 1 minute
Perform 4-5 times/day
Progress weight bearing in boot with crutches
Active ankle and hindfoot range of motion
Wean from boot and crutches
Continue ROM, begin pool therapy (i.e. running suspended), as symptoms permit progress fitness beginning with cycling and eliptical before sport-specific training

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