Physicians Who Perform Hernia Repair Who Accept Coventry Health and Life IL PPO Near South Pasadena, CA
A hernia occurs when part of an organ sticks through a weak point or tear in the thin muscular wall that contains it. Hernia repair is a therapeutic procedure to fix the protrusion. In this procedure the protruding organ is first placed in the correct position. The weakened portion of the body is then strengthened to prevent future occurrences.