Healthy Living: Robotic Hernia Surgery

Thousands of people suffer from hernias, which are weak spots in the abdominal wall.

The real trouble begins when intestines, or fat slips through that muscle hole and become stuck or twisted.

Now there is new hope with robotic hernia surgery.

In Healthy Living, see the benefits of this new, minimally invasive procedure.

The cause of hernias can be anything from increased abdominal pressure, severe allergies causing coughing, or even obesity.

Doctors say not only is the robotic surgery more effective, there is minimal pain and less risk for taking opioids, which are very addictive.

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