The hip and groin is a complex area that requires a thorough history and careful consideration before selecting a treatment plan. The anatomy in the area demands that there is a wide range of conditions that can cause pain and discomfort and the symptoms are often similar.
Muscle strains and tears, hip join capsule injuries, bursitis, osteitis pubis, adductor tendinopathy and strains are all possible. A thorough clinical assessment (taking a history of aggravating and easing factors etc) is essential and can often be enough to diagnose. If we are still unsure of the diagnosis we can refer on for further investigations. We also have relationships with hip specialists nearby each clinic and around the world. If hip injuries are not managed correctly, they can become persistent and recurrent.