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Post-op Pain Management 101

Surgery hurts.  We (the pain-inflictors) are constantly trying to minimize postoperative pain but we’re not likely to realize pain-free surgery anytime soon.  People are very worried about taking narcotics these days.  In 10 years of practice I never had a patient become addicted to narcotics from purely post-operative use.  That said, use of over the […]

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POP Box declared ‘Best all-in-one post-surgery box’ by NY Magazine’s Strategist

“Patients recovering from different surgeries will have different needs, and anyone who’s just had or is planning on having surgery should first consult with their doctor to see what’s right for them. That said, there are some things that anyone recovering from an operation would appreciate. We asked medical professionals — ranging from a podiatrist […]

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Post-Op Provisions selected for Project Healthcare

Post-Op Provisions has been selected to participate in Project Healthcare through the Entrepreneur Center in Nashville, TN.  “Project Healthcare is the Nashville Entrepreneur Center’s leading initiative to support transformation in the healthcare industry. The Entrepreneur Center (EC) focuses strategically on healthcare entrepreneurship, bringing healthcare, tech, and business leaders together to nurture startups building the future […]

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Prehabilitation

I learned a new word yesterday – Prehabilitiation (my spell-checker doesn’t like it). I found it in an article about improving patient fitness for surgery. “‘Prehabilitation’ is a broad term that applies to any intervention administered before surgery which aims to improve a patient’s health and fitness in order to reduce surgery-related morbidity, decrease the […]

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The POP Top™

Post-Op Provisions now proudly offers POP-Tops™.  They’re soft, comfortable, loose-fitting tank-tops with straps that fully detach at the shoulders.  They were born out of watching people try to put a shirt on with an IV in, and seeing just how far patients can (or can’t) raise their arms after breast surgery. Since including my home-made […]

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