StimRouter for Post-Surgical Pain

Have you recently had surgery on your foot or ankle and are still experiencing pain? The StimRouter may be able to help! The StimRouter is a device that helps to treat pain by sending electrical impulses to the affected area. This can help to reduce inflammation and improve healing. 

Stim stands for “stimulation” and refers to the electrical impulses that are sent to the affected area. The router part of the name comes from the fact that these impulses are “routed” or directed to the specific area that is causing pain. 

There are many benefits to using the StimRouter, and all of them can help to improve the quality of your life after surgery.

    What is a StimRouter?

    For those who have recently had surgery, the StimRouter is a great way to help with the healing process. The StimRouter is a small, handheld device that is easy to use and works quite simply. This device helps to promote blood circulation and healing by providing electrical stimulation to the area around the surgical site.

    In our office, Dr. Ripp is the doctor who will guide you through this amazing device. The StimRouter is a great way to help with the healing process. This device helps to promote blood circulation and healing by providing electrical stimulation to the area around the surgical site.

    What Does the StimRouter Help With?

    Foot and ankle surgery occurs when the foot or ankle needs to be repaired, and/or the bones must be put back together. Surgery can be done to treat many problems in the feet and ankles, including broken bones, torn ligaments, infections, and deformities.

    The StimRouter is a pain management device that helps patients cope with the discomfort and pain that often follows foot and ankle surgery. The device uses electrical stimulation to block pain signals from the nervous system. The StimRouter can be used as needed and isn’t addictive like some pain medications.

      Doctor examining a foot with post-surgical pain for a StimRouter

      How Does the StimRouter Work?

      The StimRouter is a battery-operated device that is placed over the surgical site. The device has two prongs that deliver electrical stimulation to the skin. The electrical stimulation helps to block pain signals from the nervous system.

      Although for many patients this can sound scary, it is quite a simple process. The device is placed outside the body and does not require any surgery. The electrical stimulation is delivered through the skin and does not enter the body. The device is placed over the area where the pain is coming from and is turned on. The patient will feel a tingling sensation, but it should not be painful. The electrical stimulation will help to block the pain signals from the nervous system.

      The device can be worn for a few hours at a time at Dr. Ripp’s discretion. It is important to note that the device is not a cure for pain, but it can help to reduce the pain that a patient is feeling.

      What Are the Benefits of the Stim Router?

      Surgery on the foot and ankle can have a lengthy recovery process, as you are unable to walk for an extended period. The StimRouter helps to speed up this process by providing electrical stimulation to the muscles and nerves in the foot and ankle, which helps to reduce swelling, pain, and muscle spasms. Some evidence also suggests that the StimRouter can be used to help prevent blood clots from forming in the leg.

      Proven results show that the StimRouter can help patients recover from surgery faster by providing less pain and fewer complications. Additionally, the StimRouter is a non-invasive treatment option that is relatively affordable and easy to use.

      Some of the benefits include:

      • Reduced pain
      • Reduced swelling
      • Reduced muscle spasms
      • Reduced risk of blood clots
      • Improved range of motion
      • Improved circulation
      • Improved healing time
      • No opioid use
      • Proven results
      • Non-invasive
      • Portable external device

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