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.

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Sports Hernia Video Exceeds 21,000 YouTube Views

Open Repair of Sports Hernia Garners Increased Views

Sports Hernia Video on Y ouTubeSports 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…

Sports Hernia Repair (Open) Video

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.

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.

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William H. Brown, M.D.
39470 Paseo Padre Pkwy
Fremont, CA 94538
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