Close this search box.

News & Events

couple hugging.

When Can I Have Sex After Hernia Surgery?

When can I have sex after hernia surgery? If the discomfort from your hernia led to discomfort during sex, we can understand why that might be the first question you ask your surgeon. Hernia repair surgery is a common type of procedure, and recovery time depends on what type of surgery was performed. There is

older couple on a walk.

Activities To Avoid After Hernia Repair

Whenever someone is contemplating a surgical procedure, one of the first questions they ask about is post-surgical restrictions. They want to know how soon they can get back to their normal life and activities. The answers to these questions may determine when and if they have surgery. When it comes to hernia surgery, what are

man with stomach pain while using bathroom.

Can You Get a Hernia From Pooping?

Can you get a hernia from pooping? To be more specific, you can get a hernia from attempting or trying to poop. There’s a difference, obviously. Some folks can have a bowel movement with literally no effort, however others must strain and spend a long time on the commode. This is not healthy and, yes,

woman with hernia.

Do Hernia Symptoms Differ Between Men and Women?

Most physicians believe you have a greater chance of getting a hernia as you get older. This is true for both men and women. Hernias are weak places in muscle walls that allow internal organs to protrude. They don’t heal on their own and must be surgically repaired. However, becoming aware you have one can

hernia mesh.

Hernia Repair Surgery: What Exactly is “Mesh”?

Hernias occur when an organ, intestine, or other tissue squeezes through a weak area in nearby muscles or connective tissue. In many cases it protrudes through the skin surface and is visible. 90% of hernia surgeries use mesh to complete the repair. Let’s look at hernia repair surgery: what exactly is “mesh”? Mesh Is a

woman talking to her doctor.

Parastomal Hernia After Ostomy Surgery

A parastomal hernia forms only after a stoma has been created during ostomy surgery. A stoma is an opening in the abdomen that can be connected to the digestive or urinary system so waste can be redirected out of the body and into a bag. It is common to develop a parastomal hernia within a

Risks of Leaving a Hernia Untreated

With some medical issues it is acceptable to follow the watch and wait approach. When it comes to a hernia, you can’t be so nonchalant or procrastinate. There are too many serious risks of leaving a hernia untreated for very long.

COVID-19 Updates

Now Offering Daily E-Visits! We are proud to be the first in Michigan to offer telemedicine evaluation for hernia and abdominal core health. Scheduling is easy, so give Rebekah or Megan a call at (248) 551-9090 today! We are back up and running and doing elective surgery! Because this is a tough time, we are

AHSQC Reaches 50,000 Patient Milestone

The Americas Hernia Society Quality Collaborative Foundation recently marked and exceeded their 50,000th registered hernia patient. To learn more about this important milestone, please see the press release published about the foundation.