A hiatal hernia is the protrusion (or herniation) of the upper part of the stomach into the thorax through a tear or weakness in the diaphragm. There are two major kinds of hiatal hernia: The most common (95%) is the sliding hiatus hernia, where the gastroesophageal junction moves above the diaphragm together with some Continue Reading
On February 6, 2012, the night of the Super Bowl, at 1:30 am, I drove myself to the nearest hospital, Memorial West, with a fast heartbeat. The same day, Monday the 7th, at 8:00 pm, I was discharged without any diagnosis. The cardiologist on duty came in the late afternoon and gave me two choices Continue Reading
I have Hiatus Hernia and was introduced to Dr. Burton where I started treatment. This was in 2011 and after about 10 treatments I got relief of my Symptoms of acid reflux which lasted about 3 years before I had to return for more treatment in January 2014. Great Doctor. Regards, Howard H.
Dear Doctor Burton, Just a note to thank you for your wonderful medical assistance. When I came to you three months ago, I had breathing difficulties, heart palpitations, and terrible back problems. In fact I could not stand straight. Two doctors had told me I had a hiatal hernia, gave me pills, and told me Continue Reading
After two weeks of treatment, we weaned our son off of the medication he had been on for the last 3 years since he was 2 years old.