When something harmful or irritating affects a part of our body, there is a biological response to try to remove it. Inflammation can be uncomfortable, but it means that the body is starting to heal itself.
January 21, 2020
Most patients feel apprehensive and concerned about pain after surgery. Whether you’re having surgery for the first time or not, pain can still be a cause of concern. The good news is that these fears are normal, and can be often minimized and addressed.
With proper preparation, post-operative pain can be managed effectively with the help of your doctor. Here are ways to prepare:
There are numerous strategies to manage post-operative pain including combining medications, intravenous medications or using patient-controlled analgesia. Honesty and a thorough background of your history will help your doctor determine the best means to speed healing and minimize complications.