Pain Protocol (dosage to be used per patient’s weight)

  1. Ibuprofen every 6 hours
  2. Valium (dosage is 0.1 to 0.2 mg per kg) every 6 hours
  3. Acute Post Op Pain - Oxycodone every 6 hours
  4. After acute phase(if needed) :Tylenol with Codeine every 4 hours as needed for pain

Bowel Regimen

  1. Colace twice a day as ordered
  2. MiraLax daily with juice

Tips to Increase Bowel Activity

  • Plenty of fluids
  • Eating Diet high in fiber (example eat one serving of Raisin Bran or other high fiber cereals, every day One or two glasses of warmed prune juice)
  • Increasing activity as much as possible


  • Patient may experience swelling and or bruising in the peri area
  • If there is swelling under the scrotum, fold a small towel or wash cloth underneath
  • Use ice for at least 20 minutes every hour
  • Turn the patient every couple of hours
  • Elevate the affected extremity

Position techniques

  • SPICA chair
  • Bean bag chair
  • Wheelchair
  • Wagon
  • Oversized couch with pillows
  • Bed with pillows