What is an Ankle Reconstruction?
What is Ankle Arthroscopy?
Ankle Reconstruction is a surgical procedure which aims to provide stability to the ankle. Ankle reconstruction surgery involves reconstructing the ankle ligament. This is usually achieved through retightening the lax ligaments and occasionally do need a tissue graft obtained from other ligaments and/or tendons from the foot or ankle or artificial ligaments.
Why do I need an ankle reconstruction?
What happens during an ankle reconstruction?
What happens after surgery?
Rehabilitation from ankle reconstruction surgery involves time. The length of your recovery will depend upon the extent of your injury and the amount of surgery that you needed. Rehabilitation time can range from a few weeks to a few months.
You will also need to undertake physiotherapy exercises to help you restore strength to your ankle. Your surgeon will talk to you about this.