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Table 1 Rehabilitation protocol

From: A case of an injured calcaneus secundarius in a professional soccer player

Period (days) Activity Tecar therapy Physiotherapy Treatments
0 to 3 Rest Pulsed short
Waves
Manual drainage Phytotherapy (Porphyral HSP® and Arnica 9 CH®)
3 to 10 -Walking with partial support with crutches
-Bike with a support on the heel
- Core strength and fitness training of the upper body -Upper body cardio exercise
  -Scottish baths
-Manual drainage
-Osteopathic treatment
 
11 to 15 -The same program as J3 to J10
- Treadmill walking with respect for pain
- Open chain muscle building of the entire lower body
-Stop crutches at J15
  -Strapping for activity
-Manual drainage
-Osteopathic treatment
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory 48 h
15 to 21 -Resumption of jogging on the football field with foot strapping
-Athletic preparation oriented football with lateral support and change of pace at J18
  -Massage
-Osteopathic treatment
-Joint mobilization
-Scottish baths
-Proprioception
 
21 to 30 -Training session with strapping for 5 days then without strapping   -Manual drainage
-Osteopathic treatment
-Talocrural and subtalar joint mobilization
-Scottish baths
-Proprioception