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July 2015

Pubic Apophysitis: A Cause of Groin Pain in Young Athletes

What is Pubic Apophysitis? A growth related pathology that can cause groin pain in persons aged 16-21 years old. This injury is a result of increased muscle tension to the area surrounding the growth plate, known as an apophysis. Symptoms can develop at the apophysis when it is irritated. Irritation is caused by increased load to the area while the apophysis is open. The apophysis is believed to stay open …Read More