Thankfully, the days of intramuscular injections (you know, the ones that hurt!) for post op pain relief are long gone. These days, in addition to epidural catheters and PCA pumps, there is another 'trick' that surgeons can use to improve patient's pain control.
Opioid analgesics and short-duration single-shot nerve blocks may compromise surgical outcomes and patient experiences. 3,16-18,20-21 ON-Q* Pain Relief System offers a new total solution for keeping pain management from compromising surgical success. Using a multimodal pain management approach, ON-Q* provides over 3 days of predictable pain relief while reducing opioid use. 1-6 Patients can be both comfortable after surgery and capable of activity as they move through recovery. 2,6-9,14,22-23 Discover the benefits of ON-Q*: