Hernias are a common condition caused when the body pushes an organ through a weakened area of muscle or tissue.
Surgery can correct the muscle weakness of the affected area to strengthen, support and fix the problem.
Facts about Hernia
The most common symptoms are pain, swelling and discomfort at the site of the hernia
Most hernias are located in the inner groin (inguinal) or abdomen although they can also occur in the thigh or around the navel.
Although more common in men, women, children and even babies can develop a hernia
Hernia are mainly caused by heavy lifting or strenuous activity although the can be caused by poor diet and lifestyle.
Surgery is the only way to fully treat a hernia
Are you concerned that you may have a hernia? Or are you waiting on a list for hernia treatment?