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What is Laparoscopy? Can it Benefit Me?     New York, NY

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

Nerve Pain

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

Common Causes of Chronic Pelvic Pain for Women

Women's Pelvic Pain

Chronic pelvic pain can affect approximately 20% of women between 18-50 years old. This pain can disrupt work and other daily activities, as well as a person’s mental and emotional health. Here are the most common causes of chronic pelvic pain that can affect women. Menstrual Cramps Mild to severe menstrual cramps are often a… Read More

Is Your Nerve Pain Compression Syndrome?

Groin Pain

Nerve pain is difficult to recognize and can be difficult to treat. Nerve compression syndrome, also known as nerve entrapment syndrome, compression neuropathy, entrapment neuropathy or trapped nerve, occurs when a nerve is squeezed or compacted. It typically occurs at a single location. Nerves in the torso, limbs and extremities may be affected. Common symptoms… Read More

The Mental Impact that Groin Pain has on Athletic Performance

An athletic woman with pain in stomach caused by hernia.

Groin pain can result from an underlying health condition or injuries. Symptoms such as pain, inflammation and limited range of motion are physical in nature, but there are also psychological considerations. Namely, how groin pain affects the mentality of an athlete can reflect on performance. Performance Reluctance Knowing that groin pain is aggravated by increased… Read More

4 Common Causes of Groin Pain

man with stomach ache

Groin pain is commonly known to affect sports athletes from strenuous activity. However, this pain can affect anyone of any age. Knowing the exact cause of your pain is crucial for an accurate diagnosis and treatment. Here are the 4 most common causes of groin pain. Muscle and Tendon Strains Your groin consists of five… Read More

Sports Hernia and the Older Athlete

Older Patient New York, Ny

Kudos to the older athlete who works to keep the body in shape and continues with their beloved sport into the senior years. Not many people are willing or able to push on with sports like that. They throw in the towel years before either due to aches and pains, or maybe the demands of… Read More

3 Lifestyle Changes to Make After Hernia Surgery

Surgical Procedures New York NY

Typically, the only way to correct a hernia is through surgery. Once you have hernia surgery, you will want to be proactive about preventing another hernia from developing. There are certain changes you can make in your daily life that can help you avoid hernia surgery in the future. Here are three lifestyle changes you… Read More

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