Author: The Hernia Coach

Fennel Congee & Tea: Food Medicine for Healing Hernias

Fennel Congee Tea posted by CHEF GINA NOVEMBER 10,2014 in TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE Congee is a slow-cooked rice porridge used in Chinese culture and medicine as a healing food… and it is also known as “breakfast”. 🙂 Slow cooked rice is easily digested and serves as a vehicle for any other nutrients cooked with it. Rice is used in this way to increase bioavailablity for the… Read more →

Hernia Surgical Repair: The Primary Non-Mesh Alternatives

NON-MESH HERNIA REPAIR TECHNIQUES Suturing repair “Non-mesh hernia repair is also known as tissue or suturing repair. Examples include primary closure of a small umbilical hernia or inguinal hernia repair using the Shouldice, Bassini, McVay and Desarda techniques.” (Source: HERNIA REPAIR TECHNIQUES: Non-Mesh) 1) Shouldice Technique 2) Bassini Technique 3) McVay Technique 4) Desarda Technique (Tension-free repair)   Other surgical repair techniques… Read more →

Hernia Surgery Can Have Complications

HERNIA SURGERY COMPLICATIONS Beverly Hills Hernia Center Any operation, including for hernias, has inherent risks and complications. Surgery should not be taken lightly. This is not “minor” surgery.  That said, most outpatient hernia repairs are considered low-risk.  We see a lot of complicated, high-risk patients and so their hernia or hernia-related operations are usually not low-risk. Each patient has their own… Read more →

5 Exercises to Heal Diastasis Recti

by ALYSA BAJENARU It’s the first of the month, so Wendy Powell is back with some fitness tips!  Here she is with 5 exercises to heal diastasis. What exercises will really work to fix a Diastasis? As promised I am giving you 5 of my very favorite exercises for healing, reconnecting and restoring your core. As I explained in my… Read more →

Hatha Yoga and Natural Hernia Remediation

How Yoga Postures Can Help Prevent Hernias by Meera Watts It has been found that yoga can reduce the symptoms in hernias such as pain. Also, within preliminary studies, it has been proven that the aggravating factors of hernias are less frequent. Hernias can be painful, uncomfortable and last a long period of time. While there are surgeries to temporarily fix… Read more →