What Causes a Hernia?

What Causes a Hernia?

A hernia is caused by weakening or straining muscles. Certain factors can cause muscles to become strained or weakened. These include age, chronic coughing, congenital defects, injury and previous surgeries.

Common hernia causes:

  • Obesity
  • Family history
  • Pregnancy
  • Constipation
  • Chronic coughing
  • Injury

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery offers smaller incisions, quicker recovery times and less pain for most patients.