• Pain Management at Parker Adventist Hospital

  • A very important part of the recovery process involves the control of the surgical pain. The care path at Parker Adventist Hospital uses a multi-focus approach to manage pain while remaining safe for the patient. Options include:

    • A variety of pain pills taken on schedule and as needed
    • Supplement medications that increase the effectiveness of the pain pills
    • The use of medicines to numb the surgical site
    • Activity, balanced with elevation and rest of the surgical site
    • Ice to the surgical site
    • Holistic options - music, massage, family support

    3/7/16: "I had very little pain after my hip replacement surgery, a pleasant surprise."

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