This protocol provides you with general guidelines for initial stage and progression of rehabilitation according to specified time frames, related tissue tolerance and directional preference of movement. Specific changes in the program will be made by the physician as appropriate for the individual patient.
All Surgeries Require a 2 week follow up at Scarborough Birchmount fracture Clinic
WB Status: Partial weight bearing
Therapy: May be initiated towards the end of this phase, 1-2 x per week with a focus on swelling reduction, pain control, and early return of AROM, home care/exercise instructions for motion, pain/swelling control
Therapy: 1-2 x per week based on patient’s initial presentation, frequency may be reduced as the patient exhibits good recovery and progress towards goals, instructions in home care and exercise to complement clinical care