Groin pain during exercise

Groin Inflammation

Groin Inflammation

Groin inflammation or adductor tendinopathy occurs when the adductor muscles in the groin can become inflamed, or degenerate through overuse. Symptoms include pain and stiffness at the top of the groin which can radiate down the leg. Treatment involves reducing pain and inflammation followed by stretching and strengthening exercises.

Iliopsoas bursitis

Iliopsoas Bursitis & Inflammation

Iliopsoas Bursitis

Iliopsoas bursitis and Iliopsoas tendon inflammation have similar symptoms causing gradual onset pain, deep in the groin. The Iliopsoas muscle is a powerful muscle used to lift the knee up (flex the hip). The bursa is a small sack of fluid which reduces friction between the tendon and bone.

Groin strain

Groin Strain

A groin strain is a tear of the adductor muscles on the inside of the thigh. A sudden sharp pain is felt which can range from a mild to very severe. On this page: Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment Taping Massage Exercises Groin strain symptoms & diagnosis The main symptom of a groin strain is …

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Osteitis Pubis

Osteitis Pubis

Osteitis pubis, also known now as pubic bone stress injury, results in groin pain originating from the pubic bones at the front of the pelvis. The pain can come on gradually and will likely be felt when running or doing exercises like sit-ups. This is not a particularly common groin injury but you can read more on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of it here.

Gilmore's groin

Gilmore’s Groin

Gilmore’s Groin can also be known as a Sportsman’s Hernia, athletic pubalgia, slap shot gut, and a sports hernia. However, a true Gilmore’s Groin has nothing to do with a hernia. It occurs when excessive strain is placed on the groin and pelvic area, through kicking sports such as soccer and rugby. We talk to Jerry Gilmore himself who first identified this groin injury in 1980.