Distal Radius Fracture Rehab Protocol
Keys to a Successful Outcome
Brace should be worn at all times to allow the surgical elbow to heal accordingly.
No lifting with the surgical arm is allowed for at least six weeks post-op.
Avoid any excessive motions with the elbow for at least 12 weeks post-op. Cautiously begin ROM exercises at 3 weeks under the supervision of a physical therapist.
*May remove for hygiene and exercises