Rehabilitation of Sports Hernia

Involving Adductor Tenotomy, Ilioinguinal Neurectomy and Osteitis Pubis

An appendix follows this protocol for examples of exercises in each phase of rehabilitation.  There is little research available on the protocol for sports hernia rehabilitation.  The following protocol is what I have found to be successful in rehabilitation of a post operative sports hernia repair.

Additional information and resources can be attained through Dr. Brown at ( or through my contact information listed below:

Ryan Monagle, PT, DPT
Personally Fit, Inc.


Download the Rehabilitation of a Sports Hernia protocol (pdf format).

We thank Ryan Monagle for this submission and valuable contribution.

William Brown, MD
Hernia Specialist

Dr. Brown has been repairing inguinal hernias for over 30 years, taking care of Athletes with Sports Hernia injuries since 1999.  Dr. Brown has been taking care of patients with complications from mesh for so long that his hair is gray. Luckily he still has some hair.

His patients include players from the San Jose Sharks and the San Jose Earthquakes as well as athletes from the NFL, AFL, NBA, and the local college teams. As well as Athletes from 15 foreign countries.

Fremont Office
William H. Brown, M.D.
39470 Paseo Padre Pkwy
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 793-2404
Fax: (510) 793-1320

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