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Hernia injuries

Published: Thursday 22 February 2007, 23.54CET
Find out why it's possible to play on with a hernia.

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Published: Thursday 22 February 2007, 23.54CET

Hernia injuries

Find out why it's possible to play on with a hernia.

Hernia problems are common in football as the pelvic region is subject to considerable stress during matches and training. It is caused by a tear to the stomach muscles when part of the intestine or stomach bulges through the hole and forms a painful lump. In most cases a hernia is simply a painful nuisance and it is usually possible to continue playing by wearing special clothing until a convenient time can be arranged to undergo surgery.

 
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