Hey guys, I wanted to write this post to answer a question that I get asked a lot of times, which is mostly from people that just find out that they have a hernia.

The Question:

Should I limit my exercise with an inguinal hernia?

They want to know if they have to stop exercising, or doing the things that they love so they don’t make the hernia worse.

My Experience

I can’t really tell you what you should do since I’m not a doctor or a physical therapist. I’m just a guy that’s been dealing with a hernia for a long time. I can only tell you about my experience, and the way that I went about it.

When I first got my hernia it was driving me crazy. With everything that I did, I would have to hold back. I couldn’t surf or do anything else the way I used to because I was constantly worried about the hernia popping out all the time. It was always on my mind. I couldn’t focus on what I was actually doing, and it was literally making me miserable.

So I tried a bunch of different hernia belts. None of them worked. They all sucked, basically. They were not designed by somebody who actually had a hernia, and really didn’t do anything for me. Most of them had huge, hard pads in the front. I couldn’t even lay down on my surfboard with this big pad that was digging into the hernia. It just didn’t work for me. I was constantly having to worry about the hernia all the time, even with a hernia belt on.

The Solution To My Problem

That’s when I decided to design the Comfort-Truss. Once I did that, it completely freed me up to be able to just let go of having to think about the hernia all the time. I didn’t have to worry about it blowing out anymore. Surfing, running, doing Muay Thai, and all the other things that I wanted to do were no longer a problem. I could go all out, and not have to really think about the hernia at all.

That changed everything for me. Once I did that, it kind of freed up my mind to focus on healing, rather than just focusing on the management of the hernia every day. Now that I wasn’t consumed by the fact that I was constantly having to hold back, it made everything easier for me.

I wasn’t willing to stop doing all the things that I love to do. If I had to stop, and I wasn’t able to figure out the design of the Comfort-Truss, I most likely would’ve gotten surgery. The place where my mind was at back then, I was literally going insane because of the hernia. That all stopped once I figured out the design of the Comfort-Truss, and was able to not have to worry about the hernia anymore.

Conclusion

I’m not trying to say that if you get a Comfort-Truss,  it will definitely have the same affect on you as it did for me. For me personally, it was the exactly what I needed in order to move forward and make progress toward healing. But, everyone’s situation is different, and every hernia is different. Everyone has to weigh their options regarding surgery and a natural hernia cure. The outcome will be different for everyone. What will you decide?