-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- A sports hernia (medically called "athletic
pubalgia") can develop from playing sports that require sudden
changes in movement, such as wrestling, soccer, ice hockey or
football. Although not a traditional bulge in abdominal or groin
tissue, a sports hernia can lead to intense pain.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says these
treatments can help a sports hernia heal:
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