Fractures of the ankle can often be treated by fitting a brace or plaster cast. However, more serious fractures may require an operation to correct displacement of the bones (where they have been moved out of place) and ensure that the joint is well aligned.

Important: This information is only a guideline to help you understand your treatment and what to expect. Everyone is different and your rehabilitation may be quicker or slower than other people’s. Please contact us for advice if you’re worried about any aspect of your health or recovery.