Instructed patient how alive pain simple things like regular activity can make a big difference. Try walking. They can ease joint pain and help with balance, flexibility, and strength. Aim for 30 minutes 3 or 4 days a week, even if it’s something light like stretching or gardening. Work with your doctor or physical therapist to make the best plan for you. Patient verbalized understanding.
Instructed patient Exercise Although resting for short periods can alleviate pain, too much rest may actually increase pain and put you at greater risk of injury when you again attempt movement. Research has shown that regular exercise can diminish pain in the long term by improving muscle tone, strength, and flexibility. Exercise may also cause a release of endorphins, the body's natural painkillers. Some exercises are easier for certain chronic pain sufferers to perform than others.
SN instructed patient to take pain medication before pain becomes severe to achieve better pain control. Always refill your meds before you run out of them. SN instructed patient on nonpharmacologic pain relief measures, including relaxation techniques, positioning ,etc. SN instructed to report to physician if experiencing pain level not acceptable , pain level greater than 6/10, pain medications not effective, unable to tolerate pain medications, and pain affecting ability to perform normal activities