Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

exercises to avoid with a hernia

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Hernia surgery : Hernia repair surgeries can vary quite a bit. This is the sort of thing you should ask your surgeon.
1
1 thank
Dr. Donald Collins
41 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on what type of surgery. Was it open or laparoscopic? Any complications? Any pain now. Usually doctors advise no strenuous activity for ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
22 years experience General Surgery
Hmmmm: Avoid any exercise that tense up abd muscle such as abdominal crunch, sit up or prolong straining.
1
1 thank
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
As tolerated: Activity level should be done as tolerated. If it hurts, ease up. If the original wound was closed with sutures, you should probably have a mesh repai ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Best option: get it repaired ( surgery ) then do everything is a low risk out patient procedure
1
1 thank
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
As tolerated : Your activity level with a hernia , and even after a hernia repair should be as tolerated by pain and discomfort. You may want to have a consultation ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Hernia: No restrictions 3 months after umbilical her is repair are necessary. The rectocele repair however may still warrant activity restriction, and you sho ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodyear
46 years experience General Practice
Exercising ; Hernias: Exercising does not usually cause hernias. Rather, exercising may cause previously asymptomatic hernias to become progressively larger and/or more sym ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Widmeyer
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
High strain exercise: Exercises that involve straining against a closed diaphragm can lead to hernias in someone prone to them. These are exercises where you are holding y ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Usually none: There is no particular exercise that is more likely to cause a hernia compared to another. Hernias can come from activity, but typically only in genet ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Buck Parker
17 years experience General Surgery
Non-abdominal : The hernia will be stressed most anytime you do exercise. Most all exercises require some stability from your core muscles. This will increase press ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
No: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which intra abdominal contents can protrude and appear as a lump under the skin. Only a surgical proc ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Cervical hernia: it really depends how bad the cervical hernia is ,and what kind of pressure against the nerve is causing, and what kind of symptoms you are having. so ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month