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How Premier Hernia Center Handles Your Hernia

How Premier Hernia Center Handles Your Hernia

An estimated 5 million Americans suffer from hernias. A hernia occurs as a result of muscle weakness and strain. This can be due to aging, trauma, damage from a previous surgery, or caused by a congenital defect. While not all hernias will cause symptoms, some...
Colon Disease – Surgical Options

Colon Disease – Surgical Options

Colon Disease The colon, also known as the large intestine, plays a vital role in the body. The muscles that line its walls make it efficient in removing water, salt, and some nutrients from digested food. This process also helps in the formation of stool. Because of...

Easy Steps To Prevent Varicose Veins

At Premier Vein Clinics of Knoxville, many patients with varicose veins want to know how they can prevent more veins from developing, or how they can prevent the ones they have from getting worse. The first step to an action plan for preventing or managing varicose...

New Premier Vascular Surgeon Enjoys Getting to Know Her Patients

Growing up, she was one of the few girls in her Biology class who actually enjoyed dissecting pigs. “I thought Biology was great and always knew I would do something in science,” explains Deanna Nelson, MD, a vascular surgeon who recently joined Premier Surgical...

Patient “Relieved” to Have Hemorrhoids Treated without Surgery

It’s a common problem people seldom talk about, but something that affects at least half the population by age 50: hemorrhoids. And, many people like Sarah of Knoxville, live with hemorrhoids for years or even decades out of fear that the treatment may be a painful,...