What are 3 rehab exercises for ankle?
- Towel stretch. Sit with your leg straight in front of you. Place a rolled towel under the ball of your foot, holding the towel at both ends.
- Calf stretch. Stand facing a wall with your hands on the wall at about eye level. Put the leg you want to stretch about a step behind your other leg.
How long will ankle be stiff after surgery?
Give yourself at least four to six weeks to regain your full motion. Check with your doctor if you have any questions or concerns.
Do and don’ts after ankle surgery?
Plan on doing nothing more than resting and elevating your limb for the first two weeks after your surgery. Keep your cast or bandage dry and do not change it. Resume your normal medications, unless directed otherwise. Take your pain medications as directed.