Program to focus on hernia pain

For the 5 million Americans who have a hernia, surgery is the only relief.

However, Evangelical Community Hospital’s Hernia Center works to make it possible for those suffering from a hernia to be set free from daily pain and discomfort without a long wait and will present an upcoming “Talk with the Doc Lecture” focusing on hernia pain.

The lecture is scheduled for Sept. 24 at Evangelical Community Hospital.

A complimentary meal will be held at 5:30 p.m., and the lecture will immediately follow.

Presented by Joseph M. Mucciolo, Jr., a board-certified surgeon at Evangelical Surgical Specialists, the talk will center on what causes a hernia to appear and the surgical procedures required to have total relief from hernia pain.Mucciolo leads Evangelical’s Hernia Center.

This event is free and open to the public.

Registration can be completed by calling 768-3200.