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