Hip, Pelvis, and Groin Injuries

Acute hip and groin pain occurs frequently in sports requiring twisting, pivoting, and kicking, such as soccer, rugby, and football. Symptoms can result from many structures, including the adductor muscles and tendons, the hip joint, and the hip muscles. Mechanisms of hip injury include high-velocity trauma, which may be seen in equestrian events or motor-racing accidents, and overuse injuries caused by altered biomechanics affecting the transfer of energy between the trunk and the lower limb.

Contusions (bruises) and muscle and tendon injuries are the most common injuries of the ...

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