• Multimodal pain management can provide appropriate pain control for spine surgery

    3 days ago - By Healio

    Use of a multimodal pain management regimen before, during and after spine surgery may provide appropriate pain control and reduce complications, opioid use and improve patient satisfaction, according to a presenter.
    In his presentation at the Lumbar Spine Research Society Instructional Course, Shah-Nawaz Dodwad, MD, noted use of gabapentinoids preoperatively can have a significant effect on patients' pain management postoperatively by reducing postoperative pain, total morphine consumption and morphine-related complications.
    NSAIDs, which can be used preoperatively and postoperatively,
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