Author: The Hernia Coach

Inguinal Hernia Anatomy Delineated

Inguinal Hernia Anatomy Published Jan 29, 2020 Gerard Doherty Moseley Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Surgeon-in-Chief, Brigham Health & Dana-Farber Cancer Institute The boundaries of the inguinal canal must be understood to comprehend the principles of hernia repair. In the inguinal canal, the anterior boundary is the external oblique aponeurosis; the posterior boundary is composed of the transversalis fascia with some… Read more →

Warm Water Enema Instructions Making your own enema to relieve constipation requires certain ingredients and clean, sanitized tools. For some people, enemas may cause side effects, including nausea and dehydration. An enema is a method of clearing out your colon using an injection of fluid — basically, loosening up impacted bowels to help make yourself poop. Typically, an enema is given to help treat constipation. First, a small… Read more →

Exercises Before & After Umbilical Hernia Surgery

Ready to Exercise After Umbilical Hernia Surgery? Start Here. By Sarah Stockett Once your doctor clears you to exercise after umbilical hernia surgery, you need to rebuild your core strength. These 5 easy, core-strengthening exercises will help you get back to feeling like your old, pre-surgical self. When your doctor clears you to resume regular activity, it’s tempting to try… Read more →