• Improving Pain Management after Orthopedic Surgery

    image_08Pain management is greatly improved by a multiple modality approach used by Dr. Tauro and his anesthesia/pain management team.

    Spinal, rather than general, anesthesia is administered as its pain numbing effect lasts longer. Next, a tiny catheter, which continuously delivers pain medication, is inserted next to the sensory nerve by an anesthesiologist using ultrasound guidance. Finally, a mixture of pain-relieving medications is injected around the surgical site.

    Patients report pain levels of a 1 or 2 out of 10 post-op, as opposed to the previous 7 to 9. Patients are usually able to go home the next day. A visiting home nurse and home physical therapy is provided to make recovery easier.

    To schedule an appointment or consultation with Dr. Tauro and his team, please call 732.341.6226.

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  • Posted by girls on May 10, 2018, 7:48 pm

    Nice and interesting article

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  • Posted by pippa on May 16, 2018, 10:13 am

    Thanks for this useful info

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  • Posted by wojtek22a on May 18, 2018, 8:35 am

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  • Posted by Sariah Meagle on August 31, 2018, 5:29 am

    My brother broke his leg last week while playing soccer in school. It was explained here that pain management after surgery can be improved in various ways. Moreover, it’s advisable to hire professionals for orthopedic sports medicine.

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