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Take These Precautions to Prevent Getting a Sports Hernia New York, NY

Take These Precautions to Prevent Getting a Sports Hernia

An athletic woman with pain in stomach caused by hernia.

Are you experiencing pain in your pelvic region – anywhere in the groin, lower abdomen or inner thigh (the adductor region)? If so, it could be an athletic pubalgia, a strain or sprain commonly referred to as a sports hernia, even though it is not a hernia. Athletic pubalgia is damage to the muscles, ligaments… Read More

Symptoms, Causes & Treatments for Ventral Hernias

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Ventral hernias occur when the muscles of the abdominal wall are weakened and internal organs, such as bowel loops and fatty content, push through, creating a bulge. Ventral hernias can be extremely painful, but some people feel no symptoms at all. There are three types of ventral hernias: an epigastric hernia in the stomach area,… Read More

These Are the Most Common Types of Hernias

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A hernia is a point where an organ, such as the intestines, protrude through the connective tissue that holds them in place. People can be born with congenital hernias or develop them later in life. Often hernias are painful and in some cases, they can cause serious problems. Most hernias won’t go away on their… Read More

Why You Should Consider Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery

Athletic woman with abdominal pain.

Hernias can occur at any weak point along the abdominal wall between the chest and hips. In a weak muscle, an internal organ can slip through, creating a protrusion that can be painful. Even if your hernia is not causing you discomfort, it is important to have it treated quickly. It can become larger, affecting… Read More

What Are My Hernia Treatment Options?

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For at least the past 3500 years, athletes have been discovering strange, tender lumps on their bellies and groin and asking their physician for a solution. Left untreated, they may cause nausea, pressure or pain when coughing, as well as weakness and numbness. Every so often, the situation may even become critical, if the hernia… Read More

When Can Hernias Be Life Threatening?

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Millions of people are living with a hernia right now. While not an ideal situation, most hernias are uncomfortable or painful, but not an immediate risk to your health. However, there are hernias that can pose a serious risk to your health and even be life threatening, usually a strangulated hernia. Also, a hernia that… Read More

What is Laparoscopy? Can it Benefit Me?    

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Laparoscopy is becoming a common term for many people, even those outside the medical field. We hear about having a “scope” as an option for certain medical procedures. Breaking down what laparoscopy is and how it’s used can help you understand and prepare should you need one. What Is Laparoscopy? Laparoscopic surgery is also called… Read More

Nerve Compression Syndrome Relief

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Nerve compression syndrome is a painful condition that is caused by a squeezed or compacted nerve. There are several causes for this syndrome, and fortunately, treatments are available that can help lessen pain and restore your quality of life. Nerve Compression Syndrome Causes and Types This syndrome is more than likely caused by repetitive injuries… Read More

Caring For Your Umbilical Hernia

A man with abdominal pain due to hernia.

Did you know your belly button can be a point of weakness in your abdominal wall? When this weakness occurs, part of your intestine can slip between the opening in the abdominal muscles. This is called an umbilical hernia. There are different treatments, depending on the severity of the hernia and your lifestyle factors. It… Read More

5 Red Flag Symptoms that May Accompany Pelvic Pain

An athletic woman with pain in stomach caused by hernia.

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms of pelvic pain, do not hesitate to reach out to your physician for testing to rule out serious diseases. There are a variety of maladies that can be associated with groin area pain. Specifically, these can vary due to male or female organs. You do not need… Read More

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