What are Alternative Methods to Manage Pain after Orthopaedic Surgery?
People go for orthopaedic surgery to get rid of pain in bones and joints. Some injuries are easily overcome by normal medicines, physiotherapy, massage, exercise and much more. But there are some cases which has no other option expect surgery. These cases include bone tumor, cancer, fracture and much more.
After having surgery you may get relief from your injury. But some people also feel pain after having surgery. Now question arise how to eliminate it? Answer of this question is alternative methods. People need to go for alternative methods to manage pain after orthopaedic surgery. These methods help them very much to minimize their pain. Below are the list of these alternative methods:
- TENS – TENS stand for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. TENS machine is used to send stimulating pulses across surface of skin and along the nerve strands. These stimulating pulse prevent the pain signal from reaching the brain. It also helps our body to produce natural painkiller that is “endorphins”. But TENS should be not used in pregnancy, mental retardation and undiagnosed pain.
- CPM- CPM stands for continuous passive motion. It is a technique in which your joint is constantly move in mechanical splint to prevent stiffness and increase the range of motion. CPM moves your joint automatically without any use of your effort.
- Meditation- Meditation is also good method to reduce pain. After having session of meditation many people feel reduction in their pain. Prior to learning the meditation technique, brain imaging showed significant activity in a key area of the brain when the participants were subjected to intense heat, but this activity was reduced when they were meditating.
Hence, you above methods to manage your pain after having orthopaedic surgery. If you need more consultation about orthopaedics, then you can contact with Dr. Kunal Patel. He is orthopaedic surgeon and orthopedic consultant in Mumbai. Performs various successful surgeries. You can get free consultation from him on just phone call. You can send your feedbacks in our comment section. We will try to get in touch with you shortly.
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