Broken Ankle Recovery Time. The recovery time for a broken ankle can range from 6 weeks to 12 weeks and longer depending on the severity. After your break or fracture has been fully diagnosed, you will receive a treatment plan.
Back of Your Arch & Under Your Ankle. No weight bearing for 6 weeks while wearing a splint for 1 week and then a cast for 5 weeks. After 6 weeks you may gradually bear weight while wearing a boot. You may wear a shoe at about 12 weeks after surgery.
After minor surgery (such as ankle arthroscopy), you might be able to start doing sports sooner. After major surgery, it can take at least 4 to 6 months for your foot to feel comfortable when you run or do other weight-bearing sports (such as tennis).
What to expect after Foot and Ankle Surgery (weight bearing ). Reduce dosing as soon as you can comfortably do so.. if you will not be walking on the surgical leg however most times it is not necessary if you are allowed to walk on it.
It's the worst fracture you can get and the worst case my surgeon had seen in many years. And from that fateful day the only thing I wanted to know was when .