Pain & Injury
Musculoskeletal pain can be caused by a joint trauma or degenerative condition of the neck and spine. Let us help relieve your pain with progressive non-surgical treatments. There are alternatives to orthopedic surgery. Learn More
Seen more in men than women, the most common hernias develop in the abdominal region – many times along the inguinal canal which is in the groin region. In women, this hernia may occur near the femoral artery in the upper thigh area and the rate of strangulation in femoral hernias is high. Learn More
Also known as a Paraesophageal Hernia – The upper part of the stomach will herniate through an opening in the diaphragm, and push up into the chest next to the esophagus. This condition can cause chest or stomach pain, difficulty swallowing, severe indigestion, nausea and other gastric symptoms. Learn More
This is the most common surgery among children. Part of the intestine will protrude through an abnormal opening at the site of the umbilical cord passing through the abdominal wall. Another common pediatric hernia presents as a bulge in the groin. Learn More
There are many variations of hernias where the conditions of an organ or tissue push through weak muscle walls at various places in the body. Any unusual bulge, pain or general concern should be discussed with your physician.
Get Relief from Your Pain
Dr. Payson Flattery is well known throughout the region as the expert in treating chronic pain with regenerative medicine. Dr. Flattery regularly treats patients with high density platelet-rich plasma and adult stem cell injections to relieve their pain. These treatments are known as prolotherapy, and are FDA approved and available right here in Central Oregon.
If you are interested in an alternative to orthopedic surgery, just give us a call. Our team is happy to help discuss your concerns and set up an appointment to talk about it.