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Medicine Discharge

Medicine Discharge

Medicine Discharge
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Certainly following joint replacement surgery, the first two weeks of the toughest. You will require some light narcotic medicines. In addition to anti-inflammatory medications. Typically I prescribe a medicine called Celebrex, which reduces the pain and inflammation in and around the joint replacement itself. It also allows you to use less of the narcotic prescription. All patients are discharged with a very specific protocol that's dedicated to their pain regimen. All of these medicines will be gone over very carefully with the patient prior to their discharge, either from the surgery center or the hospital.

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Matthew Russo, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic specialist in primary and complex revision total joint replacement surgery
  • One of the only surgeons to utilize PULSE – a smartphone app that patients can use to connect with doctors and staff during recovery with exercises and tips.

Doctor Profile

Matthew Russo, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic specialist in primary and complex revision total joint replacement surgery
  • One of the only surgeons to utilize PULSE – a smartphone app that patients can use to connect with doctors and staff during recovery with exercises and tips.

Doctor Profile

Matthew Russo, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic specialist in primary and complex revision total joint replacement surgery
  • One of the only surgeons to utilize PULSE – a smartphone app that patients can use to connect with doctors and staff during recovery with exercises and tips.

Doctor Profile

Matthew Russo, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic specialist in primary and complex revision total joint replacement surgery
  • One of the only surgeons to utilize PULSE – a smartphone app that patients can use to connect with doctors and staff during recovery with exercises and tips.

Doctor Profile

Matthew Russo, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic specialist in primary and complex revision total joint replacement surgery
  • One of the only surgeons to utilize PULSE – a smartphone app that patients can use to connect with doctors and staff during recovery with exercises and tips.

Doctor Profile

Matthew Russo, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic specialist in primary and complex revision total joint replacement surgery
  • One of the only surgeons to utilize PULSE – a smartphone app that patients can use to connect with doctors and staff during recovery with exercises and tips.

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