Groin pain in active people: Staged approach minimises diagnostic difficulties

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Groin pain in active people: Staged approach minimises diagnostic difficulties

Chris Milne

Chris Milne

Sports Medicine figure, Hip and groin
Severe Perthes disease – the femoral head shows typical features of advanced collapse

SPORTS MEDICINE

The hip and groin are susceptible to many problems; being aware of the pathologies that occur at different ages can be a real help, says sports physician Chris Milne

Key points, In children, GPs should be alert to septic arthritis and Perthes disease. During adolescence and growth spurts, enthesopathies and femoral growth pl