Are You Fit for Surgery? View More

Are you ready for your upcoming surgery?  Have you done everything you can to help with your recovery?  Or are your habits sabotaging your chances at getting the best results?   Hospitals across the country are adopting surgery fitness programs for their surgical patients.  The goal?  To improve a patient’s health before surgery and minimize… Continue Reading

How to Manage Pain After Surgery View More

Are you anxious about how much discomfort or pain you may experience after an upcoming surgery?  Do you have concerns about taking a pain medication and the side-effects you may experience?   “It’s normal for patients to have concerns about pain following a surgical procedure,” says David H. Rahm, M.D., board certified anesthesiologist and VitaMedica… Continue Reading