Thigh Pain Articles

Posterior thigh pain

Posterior Thigh Pain (Back)

Pain at the back of the thigh is known as posterior thigh pain. The most common cause is a pulled hamstring. Here we explain the symptoms causes & treatment of pain at the back of the thigh. Pulled hamstring/hamstring strain A hamstring strain or pulled hamstring is very common in sport. It usually occurs from …

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Buttock pain

Buttock Pain

Often buttock pain is related to or as a result of an injury elsewhere such as the lower back. Pain usually develops gradually over time, but can also occur suddenly in the case of muscle strains or sciatic nerve related injuries. Sacroiliac joint pain The Sacroiliac joint is located at the bottom and just to …

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Groin pain

Groin Pain

Groin pain can occur suddenly or may develop gradually over time. The most common cause of acute groin pain (sudden onset) is a groin strain. Gradual onset or chronic groin pain may have many causes including tendon inflammation, hernia or Gilmore’s groin. Groin strain A groin strain is a tear or rupture to any of …

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Front thigh pain

Anterior Thigh Pain (Front)

Front thigh pain is also known as anterior thigh pain. An acute thigh injury comes on suddenly and includes muscle strains (tears) or contusions which are caused by direct impact or collision. Chronic or gradual onset pain at the front of the thigh occurs over time. Quadriceps strain (thigh strain) A thigh strain or quadriceps …

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Thigh pain

Thigh Pain

Most thigh injuries are sudden onset or acute, such as a thigh strain, groin strain or hamstring strain. Chronic thigh pain occurs gradually over time where the patient cannot identify a specific point of injury, or it may develop following an acute injury which fails to heal. Here we explain the more common, and less …

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