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According to a recent HealthyWomen survey, 99 percent of women want a choice in how their pain is managed after surgery, with 94 percent of women saying if they could effectively manage their pain without narcotics —also known as opioids and prescription painkillers—they would. According to a recent HealthyWomen survey, 99 percent of women want a choice in how their pain is managed after surgery, with 94 percent of women saying if they could effectively manage their pain without narcotics â€”also known as opioids and prescription painkillersâ€”they would. And yet, 80 percent of the women surveyed still used.
Pain management options. Many surgeons and hospitals now use a “multimodal approach” to pain management to reduce the total exposure to any one product, especially narcotics. This means that you may receive more than one type of pain treatment, depending on your needs and the type of surgery you are having, to control pain in different ways. Pain medications. The key to effective pain management is to use a combination of methods. “If you are having surgery on a lower extremity, elevate it after the procedure.
This can help substantially with pain relief, swelling, and wound healing,” says Dr. Chiodo. Icing the area can also help in the first 24 to 48 hours after surgery.
Continued. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like: Celecoxib (Celebrex) Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) Naproxen sodium (Aleve) These drugs you take by mouth can ease swelling and pain, but. Managing anxiety and depression after surgery, whether with medication or social support often reduces the need for pain medication, Fraifeld says, and is. “Giving nonopioid pain medications before may help prevent the cascade of pain-causing chemicals that comes from your central nervous system after surgery,” explains Memtsoudis. Apply heat or ice, if recommended.
Your surgeon will tell you if this is recommended after the kind of surgery you had. Heat helps decrease pain and muscle spasms. Apply heat for 20 to 30 minutes every 2 hours for as directed. Whether your surgery is a medical necessity or choice, it’s important to have an educated discussion with your doctor about how to manage pain after your procedure. These conversations are especially critical in light of new research that proves women are more likely than men to become persistent opioid users following surgery.
Pain control following surgery is a priority for both you and your doctors. This document helps you understand pain management options, describes how to help your doctors and nurses control your pain, and to empower you to take an active role in making choices about pain treatment after discharge from the hospital. Appointments 216.444.7246.
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