Lisfranc Fracture ORIF

Keys to a Successful Outcome

  • Make sure incisions are well healed before more aggressive movements/exercises

  • Ice and elevate frequently to minimize swelling

  • Between 0-6 weeks from surgery, end range motion should not be stressed and pain should be minimized as to not disrupt the repair

Phase
Brace
ROM
WB
Exercises
Weeks 0-6
Wear at all times*
None
NWB
Begin multi-planar hip strengthening; core and upper extremity strengthening.
Months 3-6
None
FAROM
FWB
Begin pool running, progress to dry land running; Can progress from linear to lateral/rotational movements; initiate sport-specific RTP protocol
Weeks 6-8
None
AROM/PROM
PWB
Begin progressive WB exs, gait training; begin generalized lower extremity strengthening exs; non-impact cardio work

 

*May remove brace for hygiene and exercises

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