Persistent post-surgical pain: what to do next?


Up to 60% of individuals can suffer pain that persists beyond the normal healing time following surgery. This is referred to as persistent post-surgical pain (PPSP). Dr. Dominic Hegarty (Clinical Director Pain Relief Ireland) writing in this week’s Health & Living section of the Irish Times highlights what you or a family member should do if you suffer PPSP.

 

Why do you suffer from persistent post-surgical pain?

Condition can be as high as 60% after some surgical procedures but there are treatments.

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