Spigelian Hernia

A weak spot just lateral to the rectus muscle, below the level of the umbilicus, may enlarge to become a hernia. This type of hernia can be repaired with open or laparoscopic technique.

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How Serious Is A Hernia Repair? [Hernia Surgery]

How Serious Is A Hernia Repair? [Hernia Surgery]

You are about to undergo hernia repair surgery, and you have some questions. Mainly, you want to know how serious the surgery is. All surgeries come with some risks. That is true, even if you only undergo something as simple as cataract surgery. Learn about the risks and recovery time for the two types of…

Sports Hernia Surgery FAQs

Sports Hernia Surgery FAQs

Learning more about sports hernia surgery is necessary when you participate in any type of sport that can cause you to be diagnosed with a sports hernia. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, a sports hernia is a painful, soft tissue injury that occurs in the groin area and most often occurs during…