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Sports Hernias – All Hernias Are Not Created Equal

Sports Hernias – All Hernias Are Not Created Equal

Benton A. Emblom, MD

When it comes to athletic injuries, the mind turns to broken bones and torn tendons. Yet one of the more common injuries I see in my practice as an orthopedic sports surgeon and hip preservation specialist is sports hernias. But the name misleads many an athlete. The true name of a sports hernia should be core muscle injury or athletic pubalgia.

Katie Ivey - PA Spotlight

By: Taylor Riddle

In this edition of PA Spotlight, we introduce you to Katie Ivey, PA-C. Katie shares details about growing up in nearby Chilton County, how she transitioned from being an athletic trainer to a physician assistant, and how she spends her free time.