Patients often want to know what they did ‘wrong’ to have developed a hernia. The incidence of developing a primary inguinal hernia in a male is from about 27% – 42% and 3%-5.8% in women. The data shows that patients have no significant impact on their risk for developing a hernia. In other words, patients […]
Who Get’s Chronic Pain After Hernia Surgery?
As an active person myself, I can assure you that one of my most important goals after your hernia surgery is to get you back to feeling 100% as quickly as possible. This also included minimizing any chances of having chronic pain after your surgery. Every patients will experience pain in the short term, but […]
How do we Treat Recurrent Inguinal Hernias?
Patients who have a hernia repair have about a 1-2% chance of the hernia coming back, or ‘recurring’. Recurrent hernias can pose a more difficult challenge since there has already been one surgery in the area, creating scar tissue. Often the first surgeon used a mesh so repeating the surgery a second time creates difficulty […]