Recognizing and treating hernias

HICKORY, NC (WBTV) - Hernias can be a painful inconvenience or pose a serious health risk.

In our Health Connections segment on Wednesday, October 12th, Dr. Jonathan Hata discusses how to recongize a hernia and a new minimally invasive procedure to treat them.

You can watch Health Connections Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. and again Thursdays on WBTV This Morning.

Each week, a medical professional from Frye Regional Medical Center will bring you timely information to help keep you and your family safe.