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Surgical Treatment Options for Hernias

Posted on October 27, 2021 by Tracey Bankos
Hernia repair is one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures worldwide.In fact, there are over 600,000 hernia repair surgeries performed each year in the U.S.alone.A hernia is a weakness or defect in the abdominal muscles which can lead to the protrusion of tissue through an opening in the outer layers of the abdominal wall.Hernias can develop at any part of the abdominal wall, but generally occur in areas that have a natural tendency to be weak...

Why R.I.C.E.?

Posted on August 26, 2021 by Tracey Bankos
What is R.I.C.E.and why do you want it? Among the most recommended icing techniques for reducing inflammation and treating minor injuries is R.I.C.E., an acronym for rest, ice, compression and elevation.It's best used for pulled muscles, sprained ligaments, soft tissue injury, and joint aches.Applying R.I.C.E.treatments will decrease pain, inflammation, muscle spasms, swelling and tissue damage.It achieves this by reducing blood flow from local vessels near the injury and decreasing fluid hemorrhaging as a result of cell damage...