Every person feels and responds to pain differently. As a result, you are the only one who knows how you feel. We understand that managing pain is important. Pain control can help you be more comfortable while you heal. Pain control can also help you get well faster. When your pain is controlled at a comfortable level, it can help you start walking, complete breathing exercises, and regain strength. Please use the following scale to indicate to your physician or nurse what your pain level is. Be honest when they ask how you are feeling. Pain control will only help in your recovery.