Hernias Can Occur at Work
Bending, lifting, twisting and straining can all result in a hernia. A hernia results from the intestine pushing through a weakening in the abdominal wall or groin, sometimes at the site of a previous surgery. It’s not uncommon for a person to have multiple or recurrent hernias that present as a result of or following a work incident.
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Seen more in men than women, the most common hernias develop in the groin region when part of the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity or intestine protrudes through a weak spot in the muscle or tissue.
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Bend Hernia Center offers specialized care in assessing your injury, evaluating your hernia and providing treatment options that get you back to work. We help you navigate this critical part of the worker’s compensation process with your insurance provider.