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 →

Yin Disease: A Condition Frequently Present With Hernias

YIN DISEASE by The Writers Group © December 2016, L.D. Wilson Consultants, Inc.   All information in this article is for educational purposes only.  It is not for the diagnosis, treatment, prescription or cure of any disease or health condition.    Definition.  Yin disease is a term to describe a constellation of symptoms that often appear together and are related… Read more →