Ask the experts - A guide to the diagnosis and treatment of groin pain in athletes

Thursday 28th August 2014 at 6.45pm, The Belfry Sutton Coldfield

 We invite you to join our groin service team for an educational evening to find out more about the diagnosis and treatment of groin pain in athletes.

Introducing Dr Ulrike Muschaweck, world-leading consultant hernia surgeon specialising in the minimal repair technique, who has joined Perform Birmingham at Spire Little Aston Hospital.

Along with:

  • Dr Mark Gillett, sports and exercise medicine consultant at Perform Birmingham and Director of Performance at West Bromwich Albion
  • Steve Wright, specialist groin physiotherapist
  • Dr Muschaweck, who, recently joining Spire Little Aston Hospital, has developed new hernia repair techniques in recent years that have revolutionised patient care, including the minimal repair technique. The minimal repair technique is suitable for top athletes and those with a good level of health and fitness

By bringing Dr Muschaweck into the sports physiotherapy team (Perform) at Spire Little Aston Hospital, led by sports and exercise medicine consultant Dr Mark Gillett, there is a unique offering to get athletes back to fitness more quickly.


6.45pm – Refreshments and an evening buffet will be provided on arrival

7.30pm – Talks from the multidisciplinary groin team:

Dr Muschaweck – The sportsman’s hernia

Dr Mark Gillett – Groin pain in the kicking athlete, early detection and management

Steve Wright Athletic groin pain considerations in rehabilitation, progressions and monitoring

9pm – Q&A

9.30pm – Open forum for discussion and networking

This informative evening is a great opportunity for doctors and managers from sports clubs to find out more about groin pain and getting athletes back to fitness quickly. Places at this event will be limited, so please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.


To confirm you attendance, please call 0121 580 7131 or email


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