Groin pain can be due to a variety of underlying conditions. The most common include problems emanating from the hip joint, hernias and nerve or neuropathic pain including ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric and genitofemoral neuralgias.
There are also rare causes including osteitis pubis and myositis ossificans. If you are suffering from pain in your groin area, now is the time to see a pain specialist at the London Pain Clinic. We can help by determining the exact cause of your pain through expert assessment and state of the art diagnostic technology.
Diagnosis of Groin Pain
With all the possible causes for your pain, it is important to ensure the correct diagnosis is made. At the London Pain Clinic, our expert pain doctors will take the time needed to diagnose the exact cause of your pain.
- A full medical history focussing on your groin pain
- A thorough physical examination
- Radiological investigations including ultrasound scans, MRI’s and x rays
- Our renowned second opinion service.
Treatment of Groin Pain
Once an accurate diagnosis has been made, a specialised treatment plan can be produced. As our patient, you will receive:
- A full explanation of your pain’s causes
- For groin pain due to musculoskeletal causes, we offer:
- The latest analgesic medication
- Intra-articular hip joint injection with steroid
- Intra-articular hip joint injection with Viscosupplementation, e.g. Synvisc and Durolane
- Specialist physical therapy.
- For groin pain due to nerve or neuropathic pain, we offer:
- The latest antineuropathic (anti nerve pain) medication
- Ilioinguinal/ iliohypogastric/ genitofemoral nerve blocks
- Ilioinguinal/ iliohypogastric/ genitofemoral nerve pulsed radiofrequency (PRF) treatment
- Ilioinguinal/ iliohypogastric/ genitofemoral nerve peripheral electrical nerve stimulation (PENS) treatment
- Specialist physical therapy including desensitisation exercises.
The road to recovery begins with an accurate diagnosis and an expert treatment plan. To effectively treat your groin pain, please call us on 020 7118 0250 or email the London Pain Clinic.