Category Archives: Sports medicine

Inguinal disruption (Gilmore’s groin)

Inguinal disruption/groin disruption are, apparently, two more names for the misnamed sports hernia, which I wrote about here. Examination should include examination for a hernia, examination of the hip joint, and assessment for tenderness at the deep inguinal ring, superficial … 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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