Osteitis Pubis is a medical term used to describe sports-related groin pain. Osteitis means ‘bone inflammation’, while pubis refers to the specific bone that is affected: the pubic bone. Osteitis pubis is usually an overuse injury that can sometimes be triggered by a specific event. It is characterized by pain deep within the front of the pubic bone, caused by inflammation. The area of the pubic bone affected is specifically known as the pubic symphysis.
Back pain is such a common experience that it is estimated up to 80% of adults will have at least one severe episode of back pain in their lifetime. Most of the time, acute low back pain resolves without consequence and doesn’t recur, however, if you happen to be in the middle of an episode, here are a few tips to help you get through.
The adductor muscles are a group of five muscles located on the inside of the thigh that act to move the hip inwards or control hip movements outwards. These muscles also provide stability to the pelvis while standing, walking and running.
Adductor tendinopathy is a condition affecting the adductor tendon and is used to refer to the typical pattern of pain and stiffness in the groin and inner thigh that accompany this injury.