- Sports hernia
- Inguinal hernia
- Athletic pubalgia
- Tietze’s syndrome
- Anterior cutaneous branches of intercostal nerves
- Lateral cutaneous branches of intercostal nerves
Pain of visceral origin, particularly from appendicitis, inguinal hernia and kidney stones must be considered and ruled out here. We have found that in our patients that have had abdominal surgery (appendectomy, Caesarean section, laparoscopy, hernia repair, hip surgery), putative tethering of the superficial neurology in the surgical scar is a frequent cause of unexplained chronic pain in these areas.