Than if their foot is placed in an immobilising plaster cast.

After ankle surgery: mobilise carefully People recover faster after surgery for ankle fracture if they are given a cast or splint which can be taken out to permit them exercise the ankle, than if their foot is placed in an immobilising plaster cast. If the fracture is steady, encouraging them to walk soon after surgery can be beneficial then article . Nevertheless, increased activity does increase the chance of experiencing issues with the surgical wound. These conclusions are published in a systematic review contained in the latest revise of The Cochrane Library.