Osteochondral lesion of talus: No difference between early/delayed weight bearing
Comparison of early versus delayed weightbearing outcomes after microfracture for small to midsized osteochondral lesions of the talusAm J Sports Med. 2012 Sep;40(9):2023-8. doi: 10.1177/0363546512455316. Epub 2012 Aug 9.
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81 patients with a single osteochondral lesion of the talus, who had undergone arthroscopic microfracture, were randomized to postoperative treatment with early or delayed weight bearing. The results of the study indicated that there were no significant differences over a 36 month period in pain or function between the patients that underwent early or late weight bearing. The use of early weight b...
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