Picture of athlete with hernia mesh pain.

Exercise after hernia repair with mesh

If you develop mesh pain after hernia surgery you may never again be able to exercise. Mesh pain is aggravated by exercise. Hernia mesh causes chronic pain in 20% of patients. Hernia mesh causes disabling pain in 5% of patients.

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