Category Archives: Sports medicine

Iliotibial band syndrome

History Occurs in people practicing various forms of athletics (most commonly running, but can be cycling, rowing, swimming, hiking, team games) Most commonly lateral knee pain, but can sometimes affect the hip or thigh. Can show up if training intensity … Continue reading

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Sports hernia

Yet another one (pretty much the last, for now) from the archives. This article comes from the BJGP of March 2013. ‘Sports hernia’ – also known as sportsman’s hernia, athletic pubalgia, and Gilmore’s groin – is not, in fact, a … Continue reading

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Chronic exertional compartment syndrome

CECS is a form of exercise-induced ischaemia within a fascial compartment, caused when the fascia cannot stretch to accommodate the increase in volume caused by muscle contraction and swelling during exercise. Presentation: Pain that occurs after a set duration of … Continue reading

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