It is important to avoid active contraction and passive movement of the corresponding muscles. Therefore, good instructions from the surgeon and/or physiotherapist are helpful.
Crutch walking, supervised by a physiotherapist, should be advised for 3-4 weeks.
Note: Toe-touch weight bearing stresses the hip and proximal femur less than non-weight bearing.
Decreasing pain is a good indicator of healing, and clinical and radiological surveillance becomes generally unnecessary.