• Went home an average of 1.1 days sooner1–4
  • Reported up to 69% lower pain scores5–6
  • Were up to 3x as likely to report high satisfaction scores4,7–8
  • Are more likely to experience better pain management with fewer side effects1,7,9


  • Postoperative pain and nausea1,9
  • Recovery time1-4
  • Risk of infection10-13–pumps are single use, one pump per patient
  • Unplanned hospital admissions following outpatient procedures14,15

ON-Q* Ambulatory Pain Pumps

Innovative surgical site and regional anesthesia pain management solutions


ON-Q* TRAC provides real-time patient feedback that physicians can react to for better quality of care

Needles, Trays and Kits

Consistently high quality and manufactured to exacting standards

ON-Q* T-BLOC* Trays & Sets

From prep to continuous and all levels in between, ON-Q* T-bloc* Trays have what you need for upper extremity, lower extremity and compartmental blocks.

EZstim* III Peripheral Nerve Stimulator/ Nerve Locator

Dual-function, hand-held EZstim* III, model ES500, operated as either a full-function nerve locator or a neuromuscular block monitor.

MiniStim* MS-IVB Peripheral Nerve Stimulator

The MiniStim* MS-IVB is a compact, simple to use peripheral nerve stimulator that can be used for neuromuscular monitoring anywhere

INTEGUSEAL* Microbial Sealant

Lock Down the Pathogens that Preps Leave Behind



November 18, 2019 in Acute/Surgical Pain, ON-Q, Opioids, Patient Experience, Posts

Every Day Counts

With opioid addiction, EVERY DAY COUNTS. Protect your patients from DAY 1 with long-lasting, opioid-sparing ON-Q*. Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta Establishing Surgical Excellence through Opioid Reduction   65% Reduction…
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September 17, 2019 in Acute/Surgical Pain, Posts

BioQ Pharma Announces Partnership with Avanos Medical

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2019: BioQ Pharma Incorporated, a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has entered into a Development, Supply, Distribution Agreement with Avanos Medical, Inc. (NYSE: AVNS,…
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March 1, 2019 in Acute/Surgical Pain, ON-Q, Opioids, Patient Experience, Posts

The Truth Shouldn’t Hurt

The Truth Shouldn't Hurt But choosing the wrong non-opioid postoperative therapy can. Watch this video to hear Lucy S. Hostetter, MD thoughts on Heron’s investigational drug, HTX-011 FACT-CHECKING THE NEW…
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December 6, 2018 in Acute/Surgical Pain, Patient Experience, Posts

Highlights from ACOG’s Guidelines — Treating Pain after C-section

Highlights from ACOG’s Guidelines — Treating Pain after C-section Watch how Fox 31 Denver and ABC 7 El Paso featured ON-Q as a way for hospitals to reduce opioid use…
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December 6, 2018 in Acute/Surgical Pain, Chronic Pain, Posts

Acute vs. Chronic Pain, and how to treat them differently

Pain should be on the radar of every health care provider, as it affects more Americans “than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined," according to the American Academy of Pain…
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November 19, 2018 in Acute/Surgical Pain, HCP Support, ON-Q, Posts

Pre-Filling for your ON-Q* Pumps

PRE-FILLING FOR YOUR ON-Q* PUMPS We have a variety of options for filling your ON-Q* Pain Relief System pumps With ongoing national drug shortages in effect since late last year,…
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July 26, 2018 in Acute/Surgical Pain, Chronic Pain, ON-Q, Opioids, Posts

Strategies to Keep your Patients from Forming a Deadly Addiction to Opioids after Surgery

Did you know the chances of opioid dependence can begin within just three days of initial opioid use? Even a one-day opioid prescription poses a 6 percent risk of long-term…
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July 19, 2018 in Acute/Surgical Pain, Chronic Pain, Education, HCP Support, Hospital, ON-Q, Opioids, Ortho, Patient Experience, Posts, Practice

Besides Addiction, Opioids Have Lots of Negative Side Effects

Besides Addiction, Opioids Have Lots of Negative Side Effects According to the Mayo Clinic, an estimated 5 to 8 million Americans use opioids for chronic pain. That’s a lot of…
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July 12, 2018 in Acute/Surgical Pain, ON-Q, Opioids, Posts

It’s a matter of days

EVERY DAY YOUR PATIENT TAKES OPIOIDS their risk of forming a deadly addiction increases Dependency can begin within 3 days of opioid use1 You have the power to defuse the…
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