Globe & Mail Article: What exercises should I do to recover from abdominal hernia surgery?

What exercises should I do to recover from abdominal hernia surgery?The question: I had surgery for a lower abdominal hernia. Are there exercises I should do to heal properly, and make sure I don’t get another one?

The answer: Get your doctor’s permission before starting any exercise program. Once cleared to exercise, you need to strengthen your core. Abdominal hernias occur when the build-up of intra-abdominal pressure is too high relative to the strength of the abdominal wall, which causes the wall to tear and the intestine to bulge out. Read More.

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