What is athletic pubalgia?

Also known as: sports hernia.

Athletic pubalgia, more commonly known as a sports hernia, is actually not a hernia at all. Rather, it’s a soft tissue tear that occurs in the groin area, usually as the result of a sports injury.


Reviewed by: Craig Spurdle, MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

© 2022 Nicklaus Children's Hospital. All Rights Reserved.