Understanding the difference between a sports hernia and a regular hernia

Did you know a sports hernia and a regular hernia are two different things? While both can be extremely painful or uncomfortable, there are slight differences between them, as our expert bowel surgeon can explain. Here, we’ll look at how the two conditions compare and the differences between them. What are sports hernias and regular …

Cannabis Oil Found to Improve Crohn’s Disease Symptoms in New Study

Cannabis oil could be used to improve the symptoms of Crohn’s Disease according to a new study. However, what surprised the researchers is that it isn’t the anti-inflammatory properties of the plant which proves effective at treating the symptoms. Here, we’ll look at what the study revealed and whether cannabis oil could be an effective …

What to Expect: Recovering from operations on your back passage

After an operation on haemorrhoids, a pilonidal cyst, fissure or fistula or any condition affecting the anus or bottom, it’s not surprising that the recovery from surgery is often the main cause of concern for prospective patients. So, what can you expect during the anal surgery recovery phase and what will you need to do …

5 Signs You Might Be Suffering from Haemorrhoids

Although haemorrhoids are an extremely common medical condition,  they aren’t a serious health problem. However, they can still be painful and uncomfortable to live with and often require treatment. More importantly, they can mimic other conditions that are more serious such as inflammatory bowel disease or cancer. If you’re wondering whether or not you have …