Please see the index below for a list of all our articles on Groin Injuries.

If you are new to the subject, we recommend starting with: Groin Strain and Injury

There are many kinds of groin injuries, including muscle strains, tendon or ligament sprains, and fractures. Up to 90 percent of athletes with groin pain have in fact sustained concurrent groin injuries.

Possible treatments for a groin injury include rest, icing, compression, elevation, NSAIDs, physical therapy, and possibly surgery if the groin injury is severe or chronic.

The anatomy of the groin is complex, which can make groin injuries difficult to diagnose. Sports medicine specialists are often a good choice for diagnosing groin pain.

Groin injuries account for 2 to 5 percent of all sports-related injuries. Learn to pinpoint the common causes of groin strain and injury and what treatment options are available.
Groin injuries can be hard to pinpoint due to referred pain. The most common symptoms include swelling and abdominal pain, which can be indicators of a number of other conditions.
There's no specific diagnostic test for sports hernia, and it mimics other common sports-related groin injuries. Learn what symptoms to look for to help rule out other groin injuries.
Opinions differ among physicians as to which treatment protocol is appropriate for sports hernia. Learn what surgical and nonsurgical treatment options are available.