Chronic Pain After Inguinal Hernia Surgery

January 10, 2024

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

Can I Have More Than One Hernia, and Can They Both Be Repaired?

October 4, 2023

Most patients will realize they have a hernia from the pain and physical bulge associated with the abdominal tissue protruding […]

Does Everyone With a Hernia Need Surgery?

July 12, 2023

When we discuss hernias, one thing that often stands out in patients’ minds is that hernias do not heal or […]

Is Hernia Surgery Painful?

March 6, 2023

One of the most common reasons patients delay their hernia procedure is out of fear of pain. Well, we have […]

Mesh Hernia Repairs…the Right Choice or Asking For Trouble?

December 22, 2022

When discussing hernia repair, a few issues are more controversial than hernia mesh. To understand whether hernia mesh is appropriate […]

Four Ways to Reduce the Risk of Hernia Recurrence

July 26, 2022

With about 25% of men likely to develop an inguinal hernia over their lifetimes and 1 million or more hernia […]

Ways to Reduce Your Risk of a Hernia

December 10, 2021

With over 1,000,000 hernia operations performed every year and millions of other hernias going untreated, either because patients live around […]

When Do Hernias Become Dangerous?

December 15, 2020

Hernias in and of themselves aren’t dangerous – they are simply defects or holes in the fascia of the abdomen […]

Avoiding an Incisional Hernia After Surgery

November 2, 2020

Incisional hernias are a relatively uncommon, but real concern after any surgical procedure. Anytime the skin, musculature and fascia of […]

Interesting Research into Inguinal Hernias

September 15, 2020

While new technology and technique is revolutionizing hernia repair surgery, the basic risk factors for hernias have been known for […]

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