Many people emphasize the importance of “Rehabilitation” after surgery, but you do not typically hear much about “Prehab”. We now know that getting the best outcome for your procedure requires as much hard work and preparation before the surgery as after.
Pain is a personal experience that only you can understand, and sometimes trying to communicate how it feels is difficult. This can result in a delay of treatment and relief. There are a couple of tools to help you better explain how you are feeling to your healthcare provider.