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Caring For Your Umbilical Hernia New York, NY

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

Could You Suffer from an Occult Hernia?

An athletic woman with pain in stomach caused by hernia.

Any time you experience ongoing pain in your groin or pelvic area, it is cause for concern. More intense than the occasional stomach ache, this pain is recurring and sometimes sharp, especially when standing or using the abdominal muscles. Pain in this area of the body can be caused by numerous issues or problems, so… Read More


Young athletic woman in white underwear keeps her hands on her stomach.

There are a variety of reasons why the abdominal wall may lose function. Childbirth with its resultant stretching and changing of the structure of the muscles and fascia is the most common reason in females. Other reasons in all populations include obesity and weight loss (from surgery or otherwise), prior abdominal surgery, and prior trauma.… Read More

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