Groin Pain

Groin pain can come in a range of different conditions that all require different management. Common groin related conditions include:

  • Adductor tendinopathy or ‘tendinitis’
  • Ostitis pubis
  • Pubic bone marrow edema
  • Hip Labral tear masquerading as groin pain
  • Hernia
  • Rectus abdominas tendinopathy
  • Hip flexor (Psoas) pain or bursitis
  • Chronic Groin pain
  • Pubic Overload

Groin Pain can also present in many forms:

  • Deep aching pain over the pubic bone
  • Loss of power in running and kicking
  • Sharp pain
  • Pain with change of direction
  • Pain getting out of the bed in the morning
  • Pain standing on one leg
  • Increased pain 1-2 hours post exercise
  • Pain with getting in and out of the car

The groin has a very close relationship with to the hip and the abdominal region and it is important an accurate diagnosis is made to drive an effective outcome. The expert Physiotherapists at Complete Balance Physio will ensure your pain is diagnosed and managed accurately & effectively.

Treatment to address your groin pain may include:

  • Massage, trigger point release and dry needling
  • Education to off load certain area’s
  • Exercise therapy targeted to improve the strength and stability of the muscles around the hips and groins.
  • Supervised clinical Pilates based Rehabilitation
  • Gradual re loading towards running and sport

Your Physiotherapist will prescribe a detailed rehabilitation program for you. You may also qualify for our gym based rehabilitation classes for further guidance & supervision.

Important Take Away Messages

  • Get the right advice early from the experienced Physiotherapists at Complete Balance so you can reduce your pain as quickly as possible
  • Reducing the pain alone is not enough, you must address the contributing factors to the pain or injury and your build strength and capacity
  • Your Complete Balance Physiotherapist will assist you with a professional and progressive strength rehab program

Contact Us today to ensure you commence your groin pain rehabilitation with guidance from the expert Sports Physiotherapists at Complete Balance Physiotherapy.  

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