Physiotherapy Treatment of Groin Pain
I am an experienced Physiotherapist in the treatment of Groin Pain. The groin involves an overlap of many muscles, joints and ligaments. Before treatment starts, I will assess thoroughly to diagnose the cause and then decide on the most effective treatment.TALK TO ME TODAYBOOK ONLINE NOW
How is Groin Pain Treated?
- Manual Therapy to loosen up the joints, free up tight muscles and ease pain
- Modification of daily activities or sport, e.g. stairs, standing up from a chair, lunging, bike set-up etc
- A graded programme of exercise to rehabilitate the problem. To stretch, strengthen, mobilise and control movement and to address any muscle imbalance
- Advice on biomechanics and how you move, e.g. gait analysis, kicking technique, footwear, orthotics, grip etc
- Taping to support sore tendons or facilitate movement
- Ice to improve circulation and decrease inflammation and tenderness
- Sports specific rehabilitation to progress the athlete to pre-injury health
What are the Causes of Groin Pain?
- Muscle Strains or Tendinopathy of the inner thigh (Adductors)
- Muscle Strains or Tendinopathy of the front of the thigh (Hip Flexors)
- The Joint at the front of the Pelvis (Pubic Symphysis). This can be due to strain, arthritis or pregnancy
- Sports Hernia (Inguinal Ligament)
- Hip problems (Arthritis, FAI)
- Referred Pain from the low back, lower tummy or pelvis
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Susan Quin Physiotherapy provides Home Visits for Personalised Physiotherapy Assessment and Treatment in the Raheny, Clontarf, Killester, Artane, Fairview, Donaghmede, Clongriffin, Malahide, Portmarnock, Baldoyle, Sutton and Howth areas.