Groin pain is a common problem in athletes of all ages and at all levels of competition, and is often found in sports that involve sprinting, kicking and changing directions, such as hockey, soccer and rugby. It may present suddenly or have a gradual onset over a period of weeks or months.
Groin pain is located in the area where the inner, upper thigh and lower abdomen meet. It may originate from muscles, tendons, bones, bursae, fascial structures, nerves, and joints. Any muscle imbalance or incoordination of these soft tissues can lead to groin pain.
Common causes of groin pain can include:
- Muscle Strains, commonly the Adductor muscle or Iliopsoas muscle
- Nerve Entrapment
- Osteitis Pubis
- Labral Tear
- Athletic Pubalgia
- Femoroacetabular impingement
- Additionally, groin pain may also arise from the lumbar spine, hip joint and the sacroiliac joint.
Less commonly, signs and symptoms of groin disorders can be similar to symptoms that may be coming from other parts of the body such as referral from the kidneys or from a urinary tract infection, so it’s important to seek a professional opinion.
There are many different sources of groin pain, so the first step is to obtain a correct diagnosis. In Good Hands Chiropractic helps identify that cause and gets you on a treatment and rehabilitation plan to have you back on the field as soon as possible, pain free. Our team of highly qualified Newtown chiropractors are available to answer any questions you may have, and provide you with the right help for your particular condition.
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