Ankle Fracture (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
Broken Ankle Rehabilitation and Recovery Time
Most simple fractures heal well with immobilization and non-weight-bearing activity. Complex fractures may have good to fair outcomes, depending on the severity of the fracture(s), the effect of rehabilitation on function and the development of arthritis.
Medically reviewed by Aimee V. HachigianGould, MD; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/13/2015
Must Read Articles Related to Ankle Fracture
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Broken Ankle:
Ankle Fracture - Causes
What caused your ankle fracture?
Broken Ankle - Symptoms
What symptoms did you experience with a broken ankle?
Broken Ankle - Type
What type of ankle fracture did you have, and how did it happen?
Broken Ankle - Treatment
How was your broken ankle treated?
Broken Ankle - Recovery and Rehablitation
Please share your experience with recovery time and rehabilitation for a broken ankle.
Pain and Injury Resources
- 18 Tips to Keep Your Joints Healthy
- How to Save Money on Health Care
- Are You Taking Too Many Pain Meds?