Your Guide to Sports
Hernias and the Medical
Treatment of Sports
Hernias by
William Brown, MD

Sports Hernia Doctor in California

How to Prepare and Make the Most Out of Your Sports Hernia Appointment with Dr. Brown

sports-hernia-doctor-in-californiaAfter weeks or months of frustration and misdirection, you’re finally making headway. You’ve scheduled an appointment with the renowned sports hernia doctor in California, Dr. William Brown. How should you prepare for the appointment? How can you help it go more smoothly? How can you get the most out of your time

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Warning Signs of a Sports Hernia

Six Warning Signs of a Sports Hernia You Don’t Want to Ignore

warning-signs-sports-herniaSports hernias (inguinal disruptions) are notoriously difficult to spot and usually aren’t diagnosed at all without seeing a specialist. They cause unspecific, chronic pain in the entire midsection of the body. They are internal injuries and usually cannot be detected outwardly. Adding all this up, it’s easy to understand why sports hernias are so difficult to identify. In

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Excellent Results Following Inguinal Ligament Tenotomies

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Renowned Sports Hernia Surgeon, Dr. William Brown, Reporting Excellent Results Following Inguinal Ligament Tenotomies

A new surgical technique, combining inguinal ligament tenotomy with oblique muscle repair, is proving effective for athletes experiencing chronic groin pain.

FREMONT, CA, August 6, 2014 — Sports hernia repair specialist, Dr. William Brown, has investigated and is now performing inguinal ligament tenotomies on patients who have chronic groin pain and are candidates

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Can a Sports Hernia Get Worse if Left Untreated?

young-man-sports-hernia-questionAfter an injury, the first priority is to get it healed and get back on the court, the field, the ice, the dance floor – you get the picture. But with sports hernia injuries, recovery isn’t always so simple. Sometimes without an outwardly apparent injury, it can be tempting to rush through a rest period and return to activity, all without proper treatment. That might work for some sports injuries,

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At Risk For a Sports Hernia?

What Increases My Risk For a Sports Hernia?

Many atheletes are prone for sports herniasAthletes have heard about certain injuries for years. They are familiar with the common sprained ankle, occasional broken wrist, and sometimes serious hit on the head and subsequent concussion. However, less often mentioned or known is the sports hernia injury, also known as an inguinal disruption. A sports hernia is a soft tissue injury to the abdominal wall that results

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Sports Hernia Treatment Without Surgery?

Choosing Sports Hernia Surgery vs. Physical Therapy

sports-hernia-optionsAfter being diagnosed with a sports hernia, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and even confused by the treatment options available to you. Rehabilitation of sports hernia injuries typically includes one or both of two options: sports hernia repair surgery and a targeted physical therapy routine. Both choices have their advantages, but ultimately using a combination of surgery and physical therapy accelerate recovery

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Sports Hernia Symptoms When Running

The Runner’s Guide to Sports Hernias

sports-hernia-runningYou’re running and you start to feel a dull, achy pain in your abdominal area. Maybe pulling or stretching feeling in your groin? You may be suffering from a sports hernia. A fairly uncommon injury in runners, a sports hernia is a soft tissue injury to your groin and lower abdominal area caused by sudden, sharp, twisting movements.

Sports hernias are characterized by

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Sports Hernia Surgeon

Five Considerations to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Sports Hernia Surgeon

choosing-sports-hernia-surgeon-5Once you have been diagnosed with a sports hernia, the next step is surgical repair. Since inguinal disruptions are a very specific, hard-to-diagnose injury, it’s important to select a sports hernia surgeon who specializes in sports hernia repair. If surgery may be in your future, here are some common mistakes to avoid and things to consider when choosing

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Diagnosing a Sports Hernia

Why Are Sports Hernias (Inguinal Disruptions) So Darn Difficult to Diagnose?

Diagnosing a sports hernia can be difficult.If you have severe groin pain, you’ve probably heard all of the possibilities by now… it is a sprain, a ligament tear or hyper-extension. One you might not have heard yet? Inguinal disruption. Otherwise known as a sports hernia. They are far more common than athletes and many doctors think, and they are difficult to diagnosis much to the

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Affordable Care Act to Expected to Benefit Athletes Suffering from Inguinal Disruptions

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Renowned Sports Hernia Specialist, Dr. William Brown, Expects Affordable Care Act to Benefit Athletes Suffering from Inguinal Disruptions

Dr. William Brown, one of the country’s leading inguinal disruption experts, expects the Affordable Care Act to benefit athletes suffering from sports hernias by covering surgical repair, though what insurers will pay toward surgery remains to be determined.

FREMONT, CA. April 29, 2014 — Many professional and non-professional athletes

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