A Brief Word on Pain Management with Opioids

As most of you are aware, I've been off because I had my rotator cuff repaired a week ago - two of my tendons had full-thickness tears and were retracting into the cavity or whatever. I still feel pretty shitty and having to sleep in a sling sucks but the recovery has been getting easier. However, the first ~36 hours were genuinely harrowing, like a lot worse than I expected, and in part that's because I was given weak take-home pain pills.

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