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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
A 33 year old woman presented to her general practitioner because of severe cramping pain associated with her periods. The pain was felt mainly in her left groin. Her periods were regular, every 28......
A 60 year old woman was seen in the emergency department after she fell while playing badminton. She was unable to get up from the floor owing to pain in her right groin and was unable to weight bear....
How effective are prevention programs in reducing the rate of sports-related groin injuries? British Journal of Sports Medicine
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.
(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...
(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...
Mosquito mesh cannot just prevent malaria, but can also be used to reduce the suffering caused by groin hernia. A surgical operation using mosquito mesh to repair the hernia can give millions of peopl...
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.
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...
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...