What are my restrictions after surgery is an important question that should be addressed before surgery. Planning ahead will speed recovery and make your life much smoother in the days after surgery. There is tremendous amount of information and a
Congratulations! You have been discharged from the hospital. Maybe it was outpatient day surgery or maybe you have spent an extended time in the hospital. You might be asking: What should I look for? When should I call my surgeon?
Surgery creates a wound or several wounds that take time to heal. It is important to keep the wound dry to help promote healing. Soaking a wound will delay healing or even introduce bacteria that can cause infection. However, we
It is not safe to drive after receiving sedation or general anesthesia. So, when is it safe to drive? It depends! Be safe and plan ahead. You have a colonoscopy scheduled for next month. Cancel your afternoon schedule. Ask your
Probiotics are live microorganisms (e.g., bacteria) that are either the same as or similar to microorganisms found naturally in the human body and may be beneficial to health. If you picture the human body as a “host” for bacteria and