Sports hernia is a painful kind of soft tissue injury that happens when playing some sport or even doing an exercise or strenuous activity. Common symptoms of sports hernia range from acute pain in the stomach and abdominal area, along with a pain in the groin to. However, there would be no initially bulging or swelling like in normal hernia. Though with time, this hernia could lead to regular forms of bulge as seen in other hernias.
HOW IS SPORTS HERNIA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is done by a general physician who would conduct a few blood tests and also do an ultrasound or MRI to check for the hernia.
HOW IS SPORTS HERNIA TREATED?
Non-surgical repair of Sports Hernia involves rest, physical therapy and giving anti-inflammatory medicines. Surgical treatment involves repair of torn tissues through a traditional incision. Post-surgical rehabilitation may be given to help patients regain strength
DID YOU KNOW?
Without treatment Sports Hernia may turn into a disabling pain that prevents you from resuming sport activity