Postoperative pain can complicate and delay a patient’s recovery, lengthen hospital stays and costs, and interfere with a patient’s return to activities of daily living.
Research indicates that massage can decrease postoperative pain and intensity as well as increase levels of calmness and feelings of well-being.
In many people, pain medications can have unpleasant side effects.
Research indicates that massage can decrease postoperative pain, decrease postoperative pain intensity, decrease postoperative pain unpleasantness / distress, decrease sympathetic responses to postoperative pain, accelerate the rate of decline in the intensity of postoperative pain, accelerate the rate of decline of the unpleasantness of postoperative pain, decrease doses of analgesics and increase levels of calmness/feelings of well-being.
If you or someone you know is scheduled for surgery, let's get some appointments scheduled to help aid in recovery. Always check with the surgeon/doctor when you can start massage, then schedule your appointment