Despite its name, a sports hernia is not actually a hernia in the traditional sense. A standard hernia occurs when muscle pushes through an intestination wall or another soft tissue, but a sports hernia is categorized by an injury to the tendons that attach to the pelvis. Because of the true nature of its injury, […]
The Causes & Treatment Options For Sports Hernias
If you’ve been active over the years, there’s a chance that you’ve suffered a sports hernia at one time or another. Interestingly, a sports hernia is different than a typical hernia, and by definition, it’s not actually a hernia at all. Today, we take a closer look at sports hernias and how they are treated. […]
What is a Sports Hernia?
If you read the sports section of your newspaper or frequent sites like ESPN.com, odds are you’ve heard the term “sports hernia” thrown around when an athlete undergoes surgery. But what is a sports hernia, and how does it differ from a traditional hernia? Today, we take a closer look at the causes and […]