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.
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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.
Clearly showing the need for this sort of precise, relatable information, Dr. Brown’s video has been viewed 21,385 times (as of the date of this post). With a focus on clarifying the details of a sports hernia, Dr. Brown defines the injury as a tear to the oblique abdominal muscles. Ultimately, the goal of this video is to provide accurate and useful information about an injury that is often not well understood or treated correctly in the world of…
This video depicts a 25 year old male hockey player who has suffered pain for 18 months in his left groin. He did not get better with rest or physical therapy. MRI was negative. Physical exam shows tears of external and internal oblique muscles. The images shown are from his surgery.