Acute obturator internus muscle strain in a rugby player: a case report

A 28-year-old male rugby player presented with severe onset of right hip pain when he fell awkward after a ruck during an international match. A rare case of an acute strain of the obturator internus muscle, a deep muscle of the hip joint, is reported, which resolved completely after a period of res...

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Published in: The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness Vol. 55; no. 12; p. 1544
Main Authors: Velleman, M D, Jansen Van Rensburg, A, Janse Van Rensburg, D C, Strauss, O
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Published: Italy 12-01-2015
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Summary: A 28-year-old male rugby player presented with severe onset of right hip pain when he fell awkward after a ruck during an international match. A rare case of an acute strain of the obturator internus muscle, a deep muscle of the hip joint, is reported, which resolved completely after a period of rest and intense active physical therapy.
ISSN: 1827-1928