Post-surgical pain is the pain that follows a surgical procedure. It is a natural response to the “trauma” of surgery. Post-surgical pain can be felt after any surgical procedure no matter how minor or major the operation.
Every patient experiences pain differently, which is why it is essential for pain management doctors to examine each patient and determine treatment on a case by case basis.
Post surgical pain may not always be located where you expect. During surgery tissues and nerve endings are traumatized, which can cause pain in many different areas. Types of post surgical pain you may experience include:
Depending on your needs following surgery, you may receive one or more of the post surgical pain treatment options listed below:
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