Category Archives: Hernias

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 – thick tissue that keeps all of our abdominal contents in place. Hernias can occur for a number of reasons … Read More

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 the abdomen is compromised – in this case due to the inevitable incisions needed for surgery, that area is inherently … Read More

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 a long time and continue to hold true. So, when we come across research that sheds light on the potential … Read More

I’ve Heard About A Sports Hernia – Is That a Real Hernia?

September 1, 2020

A sports hernia (also known as athletic pubalgia) is an injury with symptoms very similar to an inguinal or groin hernia. Typically, participants in sports requiring quick direction changes or sudden twisting movements may develop a sports hernia. The most … Read More