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Surgery or physical therapy -- which is the better treatment approach for athletic groin pain in terms of prognosis and recovery time? British Journal of Sports Medicine
Although results from a cross-sectional study of professional soccer players indicated decreased hip range of motion correlated with more hip- and groin-related symptoms and previous injuries, decreas...
Don't want to pay $125 for a piece of implantable plastic mesh to repair a groin hernia? Less than a dollar's worth of plastic mosquito netting can work just as well, according to a new study.
(HealthDay)—Ultrasound (US) is highly accurate for diagnosing the presence and type of groin hernia, according to a study published in the November/December issue of the Journal of Clinical Ultrasou...
(Oxford University Press USA) Oxford University Press is pleased to announce its partnership with the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the Spine Intervention Society, and the Faculty of Pain Medicin...
Sterilised mosquito nets can replace costly surgical meshes in the repair of inguinal (groin) hernias without further risk to the patients. This makes mosquito nets a good alternative for close to 200...
A 13-year-old boy without significant past medical history presented to the outpatient dermatology clinic for evaluation of a rash. The patient reported development of a red, annular rash on his chest...
A 46-year-old woman presented with well-demarcated erythematous scaly plaques, with central clearing, on her chest, back, flanks, and groin. She reported that the eruption worsens with warmer weather ...
Groin pain is a common complaint in athletes that use themusculature of the lower abdomen and proximal thigh. Thecomplex anatomy of the groin region and broad differentialdiagnosis presents the sports...
Compared with open surgery, laparoscopic groin hernia repair has been shown to significantly reduce postoperative pain. However, chronic pain remains a problem with the laparoscopic approach, affectin...
Chronic pain and physical disability are well-known problems after primary groin hernia surgery, but the outcome after recurrent hernia surgery is much less known.
Persistent postherniotomy pain is located around the scar and external inguinal ring and is often described as deep rather than cutaneous, with frequent complaints of pain in adjacent areas. Whether t...
Valid and reliable questionnaires to assess hip and groin pain are lacking. The Hip and Groin Outcome Score (HAGOS) is a valid and reliable self-reported measure to assess symptoms, activity limitatio...