Our physicians are keenly interested in colon cancer screening, surveillance, and prevention. Colonoscopy is a safe outpatient procedure recommended for all adults over 50. The colonoscopy procedure is both diagnostic and therapeutic. It can remove problems, such as precancerous colon polyps it finds, effectively preventing colon cancer. In the event that your colonoscopy reveals any abnormality, you’ll be in excellent hands at our practice.
Your colon may be overly sensitive to the natural contractions that move food through the intestines causing pain, bloating, and strong urges for bowel movements. This is known as irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. By contrast, inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, is a group of disorders that includes Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and diverticulosis/diverticulitis. Symptoms may include:
The human body is designed to eliminate waste products naturally and regularly. When the body does not, it can lead to bigger problems. Constipation and fecal incontinence are symptoms of dysfunction and disease. Our physicians use today’s most advanced and effective techniques and procedures to correct such conditions to help patients lead normal, healthy lives. We can help you find relief for constipation, constipation pain, and incontinence.