Surgery Preparation Checklist & After Surgery Recovery Plan
Surgery can be a challenging prospect. Here is our surgery preparation checklist to help guide you through all surgery stages, from pre-surgery to recovery.
Are Hernias Painful?
Does pain come to mind when you hear the word “hernia?” There are a lot of misconceptions about hernia pain. Find out more about if a hernia is painful.
Steve's Hernia Story
Steve didn’t let three hernias get in the way of his passions. Stamford Health’s Hernia Center made sure he had a smooth hernia repair and recovery. Read Steve's story.
Life After Spinal Surgery
Get back to the activities you enjoy most after back surgery with a few simple tips from Dr. Taddonio
Do Hernias Go Away?
For some of us, hernias can be a nuisance. Do hernias go away on their own? They don't. Find out what you can do to repair a hernia.
What is a Hernia? Types of Hernias & Risk Factors
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal fascia, or the strong connective tissue upon which your muscles sit. Learn more about types of hernias and risk factors
Inside the Mind of A Heart Surgeon
Piano performance and open heart surgery have more in common than you think. Learn how Dr. Michael Coady translates his love of music into the operating room.
Giovanna’s Story: Spinal Fusion Surgery
Giovanna is an active mom. When she began to experience severe sciatica as a result of a herniated disc, she knew something more "drastic" had to be done.
Surgical Wand’s RFI Technology
In January of 2015 Stamford Hospital Surgical Services developed a protocol for the use of the newest technology, RF scanning, for all surgical patients to ensure advanced detection of potential retained surgical items.