Engaging in bending, lifting and folding are the most well-known causes of a hernia. But whether it develops from truck driving, moving, or even a C-section, hernias are extremely common.
Anyone can develop a hernia, and the majority of hernias are treated with a surgical hernia mesh implant. More than one million U.S. hernia repairs are performed each year, but not all surgeries are successful.
Many people are left with a serious set of hernia mesh complications, which could require additional surgeries.
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What are the different types of hernias?
A hernia develops when an intestine or tissue squeezes through a weak section in the surrounding muscle area. The most common types of hernias develop in the abdominal wall, sometimes appearing as a visible bulge.
Hernias are caused by a consistent pressure directly impacting a weakened or open space in the tissue wall. There are many different types