POST-OP PATIENT JOURNAL: MARCIA KLUN (LT BHR 10/27/06)
“While I am anxious to go home today, I really feel fortunate to have participated in the HipHab experience. It was the perfect transition to follow surgery.
My surgery went well. Each day I continue to make positive strides. The only negative aspect for me has been my reaction to the medications.
According to the therapists and Dr. Rogerson other patients have reacted similarly.
I stopped the pain drip about 8 hours after surgery because of nausea. When I switched to oral pain medications, I had the same negative reaction.
On Saturday morning, I switched to Tylenol and that has helped. Even with therapy and walking exercises, Tylenol has managed the pain nicely. The iron dosage also … Read the rest