Will taking prescribed muscle spasm meds help speed up recovery even if my muscles aren't spasming?
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Muscle relaxers after BA
Thank you for your question.It is important for you to consult with your surgeon about any questions or concerns you may have seeing as they know your medical history, anatomy and surgery best and every surgeon has a slightly different post-operative protocol. At our practice we prescribe muscle relaxers and use a bandeau with downward pressure on the implants, we also use a Medrol dose pack (steroid) to help with decreasing swelling in the early stages of recovery.
Best of luck in your recovery!
James Fernau, MD, FACS
Board Certified ENT
Board Certified Plastic Surgery
Member of ASPS, ASAPS, ISAPS, The Rhinoplasty Society, AAFPRS, OTO/HNS, ASLMS, International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics & Science
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