• Hernia Repair Techniques

    Dr Ulrike Muschaweck is the surgical chief and founder at the Hernia Center Dr. Muschaweck Munich, the largest European centre that exclusively specialises in hernias of the abdominal wall and groin region. Since 1989 Dr Muschaweck has worked solely on developing techniques in hernia surgery and has developed some new hernia repair techniques in recent … Read more

    Understanding Groin & Pelvis Injuries: Physio Advice

    The muscles surrounding the abdomen , groin and pelvis are strong and provide stability for your limbs to move freely. Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is thought to be rare and when it does occur it’s usually due to hormonal changes during pregnancy or a fall onto your pelvis. Muscular strains of the groin and hernias often … Read more

    Inguinal Hernia (Groin Pelvis Hernia) Injury Guide


    What is a Inguinal Hernia? Hernia and groin problems are common sports injuries, particularly in football (soccer) where the pelvic region is subject to large torsional (twisting) loads. An inguinal hernia refers to a protrusion of the abdominal contents through a weakness in the connective tissue of the inguinal canal. The inguinal canal is the … Read more

    Iliopsoas Syndrome (Hip Flexor Muscle Strain) Injury Guide


    What is Iliopsoas Syndrome? Pain at the front of the hip may be due to a hip flexor muscle strain. The iliopsoas muscle is most commonly affected. The iliopsoas muscle is comprised of the Iliacus and psoas muscles. The iliopsoas muscle lies in front of the hip joint and sits quite deeply, below the surface … Read more

    Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction Explained


    What is Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction? The sacroiliac (SI) joint can be a common source of back pain. The sacroiliac joint is located at the back of the pelvis and several scenarios can produce back pain in this region of the spine, including a traumatic incident, biomechanical malalignment, hormonal changes during pregnancy, or inflammatory joint disease. … Read more

    Treatment, Rehabilitation & Prevention of Gilmore’s Groin


    Gilmore’s Groin is a fairly common injury in kicking sports such as football and rugby. This condition is named after Jerry Gilmore, the London surgeon who first recognised this syndrome in 1980. The condition is also known as a sports hernia, but Gilmore’s Groin is a more apt title because, strictly speaking, there is no … Read more

    Complete Guide to Abdominal Strain

    Abdominal Strain Injury Explained Abdominal pain may be due to a Stomach muscle strain sustained during sport. Alternatively it is not uncommon to sustain an abdominal strain during stomach exercises. In running and cycling the exertion of going uphill can cause a flexed posture where the stomach muscles are contracting hard, when the effort is … Read more

    Osteitis Pubis Injury & Treatment Guide


    What is a Osteitis Pubis Injury? Osteitis pubis is a painful overuse injury that affects the pelvis and most commonly occurs during kicking activities, ice skating and dance. Running over rough, uneven terrain or slippery surfaces can also lead to the painful condition. It was first described by Legueue and Rochet in 1923. It affects … Read more