‘Treatment of the Sportsman’s groin’: British Hernia Society’s 2014 position statement based on the Manchester Consensus Conference

A recent consensus position was published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine regarding Sports Hernia/Athletic Pubalgia:

'Treatment of the Sportsman's groin': British Hernia Society's 2014 position statement based on the Manchester Consensus Conference.

In the article, the term which was agreed upon by a group of specialized groin injury surgeons, physiatrists, and healthcare professionals, was INGUINAL DISRUPTION. The authors are using this term to describe the injuries we see in the inguinal and pubic area, most commonly in athletes. The term may be used by some to replace the label of SPORTS HERNIA or ATHLETIC PUBALGIA.

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