Repaired and Restored

Parkwest Medical Center Health & Lifestyles There are plenty of ways to reduce the size of your belly. None of them were working for Gloria Stofflet of Crossville. With lots of exercise and trying her best to stick to a healthy diet, she wasn’t sure why her belly bulge wouldn’t budge. “I had this big […]

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CeDAR App is a Free Resource for Hernia Patients

Surgery for a complex hernias is often an intricate repair and the success rate depends in large part on the overall health of the patient. The physicians at Premier Surgical Associates know that preparing patients to make health changes before surgery is crucial to a successful outcome, and offer a tool targeted specifically to complex […]

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Busy Newport mayor back on move after hernia surgery

When it comes to moving mountains, Newport mayor Connie Ball has much on his plate: create jobs, recruit business and industry, manage traffic flow and upgrade library facilities. This is in addition to his other roles as substitute teacher, school bus driver and reserve deputy. One thing NOT on his mayoral agenda, however, is moving […]

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Pair of Premier Surgical Surgeons Team Up for Complex Hernia Repair

From East Tennessee Medical News By Joel “Trey” Bradley, III, MD and Kristopher Williams, MS, MD Over the past several years the complexity of patients and difficulty of hernia repair has dramatically increased. We saw this during our fellowships at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. We each spent two years of intense research […]

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Hernia Expertise at Home: Parkwest Surgeon Specializes in Complex Hernia Repair

Shopper News – Parkwest Health & Lifestyles For a few years, Marilyn Johnson had a hernia sitting next to her belly button. At first, it didn’t hurt, and her family doctor kept an eye on it. She continued to participate in choir at her church and travel on mission trips. However, when the hernia began […]

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Pair of Premier Surgeons Team Up to Repair Complex Hernias

Tonia Brock had been battling a bulge in her abdomen for more than a dozen years. But the lump in the Knox County woman’s abdomenTonia Brock-hernia wasn’t due to weight gain or obesity, it was a large, multiply recurrent hernia. A hernia is weakness or hole in the abdominal muscles that allows an organ or […]

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