for the last 6 months i have been suffering with groin pain on my left hand side and feels like it is on the pubic bone. my symptoms are that it is sore when i ccrouch, squat, bend forward or stoop forward and also when i run. i have had physio treatment which did not help. so after 2 visits to the doctor i have had a ultrssound scan and a mri scan both of which have shown up nothing. i am getting extremely frustrated now and was wondering if there was any other options open to me which may help.
any advice would be much appreciated
I had something similar. Nearer 12 months.
For me, it disappeared within the space of 10 days after someone told NOT to stretch before playing sport/running. I was ignorant of the modern advice to do gentle dynamic warming up, and was following old fashioned advice to stretch muscles to prepare them for exercise.
It might not be relevant to you, but that's my story.... good luck with it.
infinity - you have to be careful with groin pain it could be a number of causes and it could possibly originate in the hip. I'm not saying this is definatey it but its a possibility.
Ask your GP to refer you to dept of Sports Medicine and to be seen by the consultant specialist. The specialist may wish to send you for more diagnostic tests including an arthrogram and XrAY.
As you've had physio and and MRI has shown nothing I think this next step is more than justified.
I have been suffering from a condition called labral tear and femoroacetabular impingement. This started out as vague dull groin pain but after going through several hoops including a completely useless physio, ultrasound, MRI, a specialist eventually diagnosed FAI with labral tear having sent me for arthrogram and Xray. Don't want to unduly alarm you, and its incredibly frustrating and it could be other conditions/injuries, but you've got nowhere so far, time to step up assetiveness
get your back looked at.
80% of groin pain has very little to do with the groin.....
I have an arthritic hip, only diagnosed after X-ray, initial symptom was groin pain years earlier. I was told it could have been repaired without replacement if it had been seen to earlier. I only went to the doc after I injured the hip playing football.
Did they Ultrasound and MRI the hip joint at same time as checking groin? There are orthopedic tests that physio should have done to differentiate between hip and groin (although none are 100% accurate). The issues on outside of right hip as well as groin problem on left would make me think pelvic alignment issue and (lack of) movements in back/hip joints.
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