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Your Guide to Understanding Sports Hernias and the
 Medical Treatment of
 Sports Hernias
by William Brown, MD
Advanced Medical Treatment for Sports Related Hernias

Sports Hernia Specialist Website

Long-term Sports Hernia Sufferers Finding Answers on the Web

sports-hernia-questionsIf you’ve ever suffered from one, then you of all people know exactly how tough a sports hernia diagnosis is to come by. After all, many doctors are unfamiliar with diagnosing the injury and often do not what to look for in the History and Physical Examination. Instead, rest and therapy are prescribed, which alleviates pain initially, but not completely.

Unfortunately, this leaves those dealing with a sports hernias looking for the correct diagnosis often to no avail. Many people visit several doctors, receive several different diagnoses, and still end up unsure of what to do. In this situation, Dr. William Brown’s website provides a wealth of information to those searching for answers about a sports hernia injury.

Sportshernia.com provides in-depth explanations, discussion of potential treatments, and support for both those who are still undiagnosed and those who are finally on…

Correctly Diagnosing a Sports Hernia Injury

Doctors and Patients Benefit from Sports Hernia Second Opinions

sports-hernia-second-opinionA patient goes to his or her physician’s office seeking expert advice and best courses of treatment. In an ideal world, doctors would know how to make the right diagnosis 100% of the time, and patients would be able to get the perfect advice and treatment every time. Unfortunately, this is not the case. A physician cannot specialize in every discipline of medicine. Nor should they since that would be ineffective at best.

The reason physicians choose a specialty is so that he or she can provide the best care possible for the athlete.  And doctors do not hesitate to refer an athlete to another specialist if the athlete needs an evaluation outside their experience.

In the case of a sports hernia, the injury is fairly uncommon, and diagnosing a sports hernia injury is often difficult. Treatment regimens may include…

Sports Hernia Surgical Injury Repair Video Released


Dr. William Brown, California-Based Sports Hernia Surgeon, Releases Educational Video on Surgical Injury Repair

Dr. Brown discusses the complicated nature of sports hernias and the importance of consulting a surgeon experienced in surgically repairing this type of athletic injury in his latest educational video posted on YouTube.

FREMONT, CA March 11, 2015. — Dr. William Brown, renowned sports hernia (also called inguinal disruption) specialist, has released a new educational video on YouTube. With the injury widely misdiagnosed and incorrectly or under-treated, the sports hernia video offers his expert insight to athletes who are seeking accurate information about the debilitating injury and best practices in sports hernia repair surgery.

Dr. Brown performs approximately 200 inguinal disruption surgical repairs every year. Dr. Brown explains, “There are a small number of surgeons in the U.S. with a long history of performing this type of surgery. Yet, like all types of…

My Surgery Was Such a Success

Dr. William Brown,

I had surgery on December 27, 2013.  You repaired my bilateral sports hernias and bilateral adductor tears.  I am a marathon and ultra marathon runner and I was worried about having surgery and the final outcome after surgery.  I Want to give you and your staff a huge thank you.  Everyone was very professional, patient and caring. 

My surgery was such a success and I am running better than ever right now and I have you to thank for it.  You did an outstanding job.

Thank you.


Sports Hernia Video

Dr. William H. Brown, a sports hernia specialist, explains the complexities of the sports hernia and his approach to this often misunderstood and misdiagnosed injury in this new video:

Special thanks to Andy Bork for directing and producing the above video.  Please visit his website to learn more about his services.  I highly recommend him.

Visit http://www.sportshernia.com for additional information or call the office at (510) 793-2404.

When to See a Sports Hernia Doctor

How Long is Too Long to Wait to See a Sports Hernia Specialist?

time-to-see-hernia-specialistSports hernias are both specific and considered by many physicians to be uncommon, often causing patients much confusion and frustration. An athlete (or non-athlete) may have seen multiple doctors before getting the correct diagnosis, and even then the next course of action can be unclear if not seen by an APS specialist. However, it doesn’t have to be so confusing.

Sports hernia specialists provide guidance, treatment options, and a road map to recovery for their patients. With years of experience, specialists like Dr. Brown have been down this path before and know the right steps to take. Sports hernia specialists have focused their practice on this debilitating injury, so they know exactly how to get you back to your sport and your life.

But just how important is it to see a specialist? There are surely…

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