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Posted: March 18, 2019
Groin pain in athletes is an umbrella term used to describe pain on the inside of the thigh often associated with sporting activities that involve kicking, skating and change of direction (Thorborg et al., 2018).
The exact cause of groin pain often falls under one of the following categories:
Tests including range of movement, neuromuscular control, muscle strength, palpation, functional tasks, balance, orthopaedic tests and occasionally diagnostic imaging are utilised by healthcare professionals to assess and differentiate between the various known causes of groin pain (Thorborg et al., 2018).
Management of groin pain in athletes often involves:
Our team at Enhance Physiotherapy are experienced in assessing and managing groin pain in athletes ensuring you return to sport in a safe and timely manner.