Myth Busting Part 1: Addressing Common Misconceptions About Sports Hernias
Athletic pubalgia syndrome (APS) іs аlsо knоwn аs а sports hernia or inguinal disruption. Whіlе thе terms аrе usеd interchangeably, sports hernia is the most common name. Sports hernias are a result of weakening in the lower abdominal wall. Now that you know the correct terminology, let’s address a few common misconceptions surrounding sports hernias.
1. Sports hernias and inguinalRead more »
Dear Dr. Brown,
Thank you so much for everything you’ve done for me. I wanted to take a minute to write a letter about my experience, because you changed my life.
I was a marathon runner getting close to qualifying for Boston, my dream. However, after running an ultra marathon last year, I had developed a strange injury in the groin/pelvis. After a few months of not running, the injuryRead more »
Dear Dr. Brown,
I wanted to express my heartfelt thanks for the successful surgery you performed on me this past February. Thanks to your skill, I was able to return to competition by July with my ultimate Frisbee team and to take part in a memorable season that included a bronze medal at the World Championships and gold at the National Championships in October.
Thank you for making time toRead more »
Just wanted to drop you a line and thank you for fixing me up. My abdominal/groin issues started in late Apr 2014 and progressively worsened until mid June when I had to stop playing hockey and golf, altogether. For a while I thought I was going to be all done. I saw you in early August and it’s the best decision I could have made. Your staff were all greatRead more »
What You Should Know About Insurance and Sports Hernia Repair Surgery – Part Two
Sports hernias are terribly painful injuries that require surgery and rehabilitation. Once you’ve had surgery and begin to see light at the end of the tunnel, the last thing that you want is for the light to be a train heading toward you with a huge medical bill. So, just how much does sports herniaRead more »
What You Should Know About Insurance and Sports Hernia Repair Surgery – Part One
Unfortunately, most of us have to work for a living. And even more unfortunately, money doesn’t grow on trees. Therefore, it is important to understand what costs are involved with having sports hernia repair surgery, and how insurance comes into play. The most frequent question we hear is: is sports hernia surgery covered by insurance?
Let’s startRead more »
Finding the Best Sports Hernia Doctor for You
Sports hernias are easily obscured from touch and sight. As such, they are not the first injury that comes to a doctor’s mind, making getting an accurate diagnosis extremely difficult for many athletes. That being said, when it comes to moving on to the next phase, recovery, many find an even bigger obstacle in the way. Locating a top sports hernia repairRead more »
What is a Deep Groin Disruption and How is it Treated?
A broken leg is just a leg that has been broken. A bruised rib: just a bruised rib. But with a sports hernia, it’s never that simple. A sports hernia is a deep tissue injury to the muscles in the groin area. Along with the initial tear, it can cause problems with the surrounding area and its ligaments andRead more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Increasing Number of Professional Athletes Undergoing Sports Hernia Repair Surgery
Renowned sports hernia surgeon, Dr. William Brown, reports a 40% increase this year in professional athletes undergoing surgery to repair inguinal disruptions.
FREMONT, CA, October 23, 2014 — Sports hernia repair specialist, Dr. William Brown, performed 112 sports hernia repair surgeries on professional athletes during the first six months of 2014. This number represents a 40 percentRead more »
Open Repair of Sports Hernia Garners Increased Views
Sports hernias are one of the most commonly misdiagnosed injuries that athletes today suffer, and the road to recovery can be longer than necessary. Those with groin pain are now turning to the Internet as a source of information. In an effort to clear up the confusion and provide accurate, detailed information, Dr. Brown published an informational sports hernia video on YouTube.Read more »