Category: Post-surgical pain

Painful scar neuroma

Sometimes long after surgical wounds have healed, the scars remain painful due to sensitized nerve endings in the scars. While visually obvious, painful scar can be surprisingly hard to diagnose, because the pain is perceived to be coming from another “referred” location. Scar Pain Referral Patterns Midline Neck scar refers to the neck & head, often…

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Complete surgical pain management

While opioids are often necessary to treat surgical pain, some patients end up feeling “stuck” on high-dose opioids. A complete pain management plan before, during, & after surgeries can minimize the need of opioids. Most patients need opioids only up to 4 weeks, rarely up to 12 weeks. Get large printed posters on Etsy for…

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