Archives: January 2024

How Not to Be Your Weight Loss Worst Enemy

Woman distressed sitting crossed legged behind scale and measuring tape

Weight loss is tough, even at the best of times, but many of us make it that much more complicated by not addressing some of the biggest concerns associated with weight loss, thus making it more challenging to succeed. Unfortunately, with all the problems we deal with in everyday life, many of us don’t lose the weight we should or want to, or we avoid tough decisions to get the appropriate treatment.

To understand bariatric surgery success, we must discuss the mindset needed for our weight loss journey. Here are the top five things we can do to get out of our own way.

Continue reading

Chronic Pain After Inguinal Hernia Surgery

Man hunched over on couch grabbing stomach due to intense pain

The concept of chronic pain after an inguinal hernia repair is a topic of much debate. There are two main questions:

  1. What is the actual incidence of chronic pain after hernia repair?
  2. What is the cause of chronic pain after a hernia repair?

As always, it is essential to define the problem. Chronic hernia pain is continuous pain for three or more months after surgery. Affected patients may experience various pain levels, from mild to severe. The overall incidence is low in our practice. To decrease the risk, we should discuss the causes.

Continue reading

Main Office

3 Mobile Infirmary Cir, Suite #212,
Mobile, AL 36607

Springhill Medical Center

3715 Dauphin St. Building 2 Suite 6D
Mobile, AL 36608