Eight days out from surgery and taking Oxycontin and Tylenol, pain ranges between 5 and 7. I am having vivid nightmares every time I sleep. They are getting worse. Does anyone have advice how to stop this.
Unfortunately sleep issues are a part of this recovery. Nap when you can during the day. Keep icing and elevating and take your medication around the clock, as prescribed. This will ease but it can take some time. Here's the article on this from our guidelines: Sleep deprivation is pretty much inevitable - but what causes it?Two and 1/2 weeks after tkr. Can't sleep. I take maybe two 2 hour naps a night. How long will this last?