Compression shorts and lycra shorts are also known as neoprene shorts, warm pants, lycra pants or under shorts. They are used by professional and recreational athletes in the treatment and prevention of groin injuries, hip injuries and hamstring injuries. They are also used in the conservative management and rehabilitation of Gilmore's Groin and sports hernias.
Gilmore's groin and sports hernias are fairly common injuries in kicking sports, where large stresses are placed across the front of the pelvis. Warm pants and compression pants can provide support, warmth and compression which relieves pain and other symptoms.
Leading brands of warm pants and compression pants available at PhysioRoom.com include Vulkan, Mueller and McDavid.