Health Tip: Health Tip: Managing Pain After
(HealthDay News) -- It isn't necessary to live with constant
pain after surgery. Many types of medicines are available to help
ease pain and make you feel more comfortable.
The American Academy of Family Physicians says the possible
benefits of pain management after surgery include:
- Making you more comfortable, which can help speed recovery and
- Accelerating your discharge from the hospital.
- Speeding up your ability to move around.
- Preventing post-surgical complications, including blood clots
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