Osteitis pubis

Osteitis pubis

What is Osteitis pubis?

Osteitis Pubis is inflammation of the joint where the pubic bone meets at the front. Pain can radiate around the groin but will be significant at the point in the middle of the groin at the front. It is caused mainly by overuse or it can be caused as a result of direct impact.

Symptoms of Osteitis pubis

  • Groin pain when running, doing sit-ups and squatting
  • Loss of flexibility in the groin region


Causes of Osteitis pubis

  • Leg length differences
  • Tight, stiff muscles in the hips, groin and buttocks
  • Increasing exercise intensity too quickly
  • Exercising on uneven ground


Treatment for Osteitis pubis


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6471 2691, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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