These medications can be quite helpful, but there may be side effects.
You can begin them in the recovery room shortly after surgery.
Then hold the tube under warm running water.
As such, many surgeons were not trained in this advanced technique.
However, you may still have some swelling in your lower leg and foot, and discomfort going up and down stairs or sitting in one position for too long.
One of your healthcare providers will review them with you before you leave.