Groin And Pubalgia Injury From Playing Sports

Hip and groin area

Hip and groin area

As a Sports Hernia Surgeon, it strikes me each year that the acute Groin and Pubalgia injuries are seasonally related to the sports being played. This winter, we are seeing injuries from winter sports such as hockey, skiing–both alpine and cross country, skating, snowboarding, and even ski-jumping.Usually, the injuries are acute, and with time and rest, surgery is not needed. Still, we see a percentage of people who go on to a chronic pain phenomena, where the aponeurotic rectus plate is detached from the pubic bone, and ultimately needs to be repaired.groin2

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