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Lisfranc injury: Rehabilitation: Part 2

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Screw fixation for lisfranc injury Research

When Is Surgery Needed?

Depending on the surgeon's preference, wires or screws can be used to bring the bones back to their original position and allow the damaged ligaments to heal. Certain types of Lisfranc injuries require surgery. The foot and ankle surgeon will determine the type of procedure that is best suited to the individual patient.

Some injuries of this type may require emergency surgery.

Lisfranc Injury

Post-surgery recovery from either fixation or fusion requires wearing a non-weight bearing cast or a cast boot for 6-10 weeks after surgery.

Cast boot