How much pain will I be in after hernia surgery? Having any kind of surgery will cause different levels of pain afterward. At the same time, everyone feels pain differently. That’s why doctors usually ask us how the pain feels on a scale of 1 to 10. It gives them a sense of your pain. Let’s attempt to understand the kind of pain one encounters after a hernia procedure and how to handle it.
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If you have been living with a painful hernia, you probably have not been doing a lot of exercise. The excess pain of moving the wrong way or exerting certain muscles made working out virtually impossible.
Now that you finally have had hernia repair surgery, the first question you ask your doctor is, when can I exercise after hernia surgery?
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Hernia repair has come a long way, from the large incisions, open surgery technique, combined with a lengthy post surgery recovery time. You can now have hernia repair surgery performed through less invasive procedures, namely, either laparoscopically or now minimally invasive robotic hernia repair.
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If you are diagnosed with a ventral hernia, at some point it will need to be repaired. It may not be urgent at the moment, but eventually certain circumstances will discourage any procrastination. Continue reading “Does A Ventral Hernia Need To Be Repaired?” →
Heeding the postoperative instructions after hernia surgery is an essential part of your care. Although each person is different, there are some general guidelines including things to do and avoid after hernia surgery.
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Hernia mesh is a medical device used to reinforce a hernia repair and prevent recurrence of a hernia. Because there are many different types of hernia mesh available, it is important to consult with a specialist at Michigan Hernia Surgery to discuss your individual circumstances and optimal expectations after surgery.
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Although they may be a common health issue, hernias can be painful and cause disruption to your daily life. Because of that, people will often quickly seek treatment, often in the form of either laparoscopic or robotic hernia repair. But what exactly are the differences between the two?
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