Question:I had a total ankle replacement about six months ago. I'd like to get back on the tennis courts now. Are there any guidelines I should follow?
Answer:You should contact your orthopedic surgeon to ask this question. He or she will have a better idea what you can and can't do based on the type of implant and surgery done.
Research comparing active patients before and after total ankle replacement (TAR) offer a few suggestions. More studies are needed in this area. For now, some general guidelines include:
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