A hernia is a protrusion of an internal organ through an opening or a weakened part of an adjacent wall or connective tissue, and it commonly occurs in the abdominal area. Most hernias do not have an obvious cause, but they do tend to happen due to excessive straining or heavy lifting. You could Read More
Hernia Facts: Pain, Types, Surgery, and Recovery Time
A hernia occurs when an internal part of the body, such as an organ or fatty tissue, protrudes through a weakness in a muscle or surrounding tissue wall. There are different types of hernias, and they usually affect the abdominal or chest area. A hernia often causes few to no symptoms, apart from Read More
Why Would You Need a Hernia Repair?
If you are a football fan, all bets are off when your favorite player suffers a hernia during the pre- or off-season. However, football players aren’t the only ones who experience hernias; they can occur during pregnancy, after surgery, or simply, develop over time. While some hernia are extremely Read More
Recovering from a Hernia Repair
Your body is not a machine which, after repair or replacement, can simply start up and run again. Although there is no standard or specific rule-set following a hernia repair, there are plenty of practical things you can do to ensure you heal as timely and as ideally as possible. Listen to your Read More