If you have recently had orthopedic surgery, chances are that you are experiencing some discomfort. It is important to get the appropriate treatment for your pain in order to relieve it as soon as possible. There are a number of interventions available, including medication, physical therapy, and even acupuncture. Which intervention will help reduce your pain?
In this article, we will discuss the different interventions for postoperative pain management following orthopedic surgery and which one might work best for you!
Keywords: Orthopedic surgery, Pain management. Body Content: Medications are a great way to manage and reduce pain following orthopedic surgery or any other type of injury. There is no one medication that will work for everyone but it can be helpful for you to discuss with your doctor which medications would best suit your needs as well as the severity of your pain.
Some common types of medications used include acetaminophen (Tylenol), ibuprofen (Advil), and naproxen sodium (Aleve). You may also want to try muscle relaxants such as cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride (“Flexeril”) or diazepam (“Valium”).