When can I start hydrotherapy?
As soon as the cast comes off! The prime time to start pool therapy is as soon as possible after surgery.
Well maintained pools do not pose increased risk of wound related adverse events (such as infection) compared with land based therapy.
What is an ankle fracture?
Ankle fractures are extremely common and can be classified in various ways depending on the mechanism by which the fracture occurred and where the bony and ligament lesions are.
The most commonly used classification systems are: