Sport and activity restrictions following total ankle replacement: A survey of orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists.

@article{Macaulay2015SportAA,
  title={Sport and activity restrictions following total ankle replacement: A survey of orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists.},
  author={Alec A. Macaulay and Scott M VanValkenburg and Christopher W Digiovanni},
  journal={Foot and ankle surgery : official journal of the European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={260-5}
}
BACKGROUND Despite an increasing utilization of total ankle replacement, surgeons have little guidance with regards to physical activity and sport participation recommendations following the procedure. METHODS Orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists were surveyed as to the activity and sports restrictions they place on their patients following ankle replacement. Fifty sports and activities were included and the results were used to derive a set of consensus recommendations. Of the 1063… CONTINUE READING

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