Chronic Pain After Hernia Repair


Chronic pain after hernia repair is, unfortunately, a significant problem for a small minority of patients after groin surgery. This video highlights the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic pain after groin hernia surgery.
This afflicts between 1-3% of patients who undergo repair of groin hernia. This is a small number but given the frequency of the procedures performed, a substantial number of patients may suffer consequently. This video outlines a logical approach of investigating and treating such patients.

00:00 Introduction
00:27 What is Chronic pain
02:19 Causes
04:15 Types of pain
06:42 Diagnosis
07:58 Treatment