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Foot / Ankle Care Post-OP

Open Reduction Internal Fixation: Foot or Ankle

  • Keep dressing on until post-op visit
  • Ice and elevate frequently for pain and swelling
  • Take your pain medication as prescribed
  • Resume your regular home medications unless instructed otherwise
  • Resume your regular diet
  • Use a walker or crutches for ambulation
  • Do not bear weight on operated leg
  • Call for an appointment to be 10-14 days from the day of surgery;

    X-rays will need to be done just prior to this appointment and hand carried with you. The office will help facilitate this when your appointment is made

  • Any problems call the office or go to the nearest emergency room
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