How Hernias Are Treated

Hernias occur when the intestines or part of the stomach pushes through the surrounding muscle or fascia. Depending on the type of hernia and other symptoms, there are several treatment approaches to manage the problem. Watchful Waiting Minor hernias where the intestine pokes through the abdominal wall might be managed without immediate intervention, especially if the intestine is not trapped. As long as there are no symptoms of intestinal blockage, necrosis, or infection, a surgeon might suggest you delay surgery. Read More 

3 Things You May Not Know About Burn Treatment

No one likes getting hurt, and burns are probably at the top of the list of injuries to avoid -- unfortunately, accidents still happen. While burns can be quite serious, modern medical technology has treating them down to a science. Here is what you should know about burn treatment: People With Burns May Need To Be Treated At A Burn Center Minor, first-degree burns can be easily treated at home with over-the-counter products found in any drugstore. Read More