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Table 3 British Hernia Society suggested management of ID [4]

From: Laparoscopic Approach to Inguinal Disruption in Athletes: a Retrospective 13-Year Analysis of 198 Patients in a Single-Surgeon Setting

Time (months) Discomfort Treatment
1–2 ID; VAS 0–2 at rest; VAS 6–7 on exercise: no sport activity Prehabilitation, rest and analgesia
> 2 Ongoing ID—chronic groin pain: failure of rehabilitation Surgical repair (open/laparoscopic) and postop rehabilitation