Groin pain in the athlete is one of the most complex diagnostic challenges for sports medicine physicians. Due to the overlapping anatomy of this area, many different injury patterns can produce groin pain. Understanding the anatomy of the groin is the key to determining the pain source. Specific physical exam findings should alert the clinician to the possible diagnoses. Imaging techniques including X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and bone scans can be helpful in identifying or ruling out certain conditions. Physical therapy is ...

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