Dr. William H. Brown

Dr. William Brown Performs Successful Sports Hernia Surgery on Sacramento Republic FC Midfielder, Adam Moffat

LogoRenowned sports hernia specialist, Dr. William (Bill) Brown, performed surgery in mid-June on Sacramento Republic FC midfielder, Adam Moffat, to repair a sports hernia. Moffat's injury occurred earlier in the season, and he is expected to be available for play after an eight- to ten-week recovery period.

Boston Marathon Runners Attribute Dr. William Brown, Sports Hernia Specialist, with Getting Them Back in the Race

LogoTwo runners who competed in the 2015 Boston Marathon, one of the six World Marathon Majors, attribute their ability to compete to Dr. William Brown, a renowned sports hernia specialist and surgeon. Both competitors underwent surgery less than a year before last April's annual marathon that draws over 30,000 athletes from around the world.

Dr. William Brown, Bay Area, CA Sports Hernia Specialist, Publishing Sports Hernia Newsletter

LogoDr. William Brown recently began publishing an e-newsletter, SH News. The newsletter contains the most accurate and current information on sports hernias and their treatment. SH News is geared to both medical and athletic audiences. Those interested in subscribing can sign up to receive SH News on Dr. Brown's website, SportsHernia.com.

Popular Informative Website, SportsHernia.com, Re-Launches with Mobile-Friendly Design

LogoThe well ranked and popular website, SportsHernia.com, re-launches with a fresh look and a responsive design. Dr. William Brown, renowned sports hernia specialist, invested in the redesign in order to better provide his patients and site visitors with a viewer-friendly experience.

Dr. William Brown, California-Based Sports Hernia Surgeon, Releases Educational Video on Surgical Injury Repair

LogoDr. William Brown, renowned sports hernia (also called inguinal disruption) specialist, has released a new educational video on YouTube. With the injury widely misdiagnosed and incorrectly or under-treated, the sports hernia video offers his expert insight to athletes who are seeking accurate information about the debilitating injury and best practices in sports hernia repair surgery.

Increasing Number of Professional Athletes Undergoing Sports Hernia Repair Surgery

LogoSports hernia repair specialist, Dr. William Brown, performed 112 sports hernia repair surgeries on professional athletes during the first six months of 2014. This number represents a 40 percent increase from the previous year. Of the 112 patients, nine of them are professional athletes playing in the National Football League, National Baseball Association and Major League Soccer.

Renowned Sports Hernia Surgeon, Dr. William Brown, Reporting Excellent Results Following Inguinal Ligament Tenotomies

LogoSports hernia repair specialist, Dr. William Brown, has investigated and is now performing inguinal ligament tenotomies on patients who have chronic groin pain and are candidates based on their symptoms and diagnosis. This relatively new approach is a welcome alternative to athletes who are anxious to quickly return to their pre-injury performance levels.

Renowned Sports Hernia Specialist, Dr. William Brown, Expects Affordable Care Act to Benefit Athletes Suffering from Inguinal Disruptions

LogoMany professional and non-professional athletes suffer debilitating groin pain due to a sports hernia. These inguinal disruptions are often misdiagnosed and mistreated since they do not present with typical hernia symptoms, mainly a bulge in the muscle. Even for those athletes with comprehensive healthcare coverage, misdiagnosis and the medical community’s lack of knowledge in sports hernia repair makes receiving treatment difficult.

The British Hernia Society's Manchester Consensus Conference Results in New Terminology for Sports Hernia

LogoThe British Hernia Society invited sports hernia diagnosis and management experts to contribute to a consensus conference held in October 2012. A physiotherapist, a musculoskeletal radiologist and 150 surgeons were on hand to present and share their individual experiences with sports hernias. Following the conference, the Society concluded that a sports hernia should be referred to as an inguinal disruption (ID) because no true hernia is present in this common condition afflicting athletes.

Renowned Sports Hernia Specialist, Dr. William Brown, Sports Hernia Repair YouTube Video Growing in Popularity

LogoDr. William Brown’s informative sports hernia repair YouTube video has logged well over 14,000 views. A sports hernia is a tear in the oblique abdominal muscles and is little understood in the world of professional and collegiate athletics. The goal of the video is to share useful information with those who suffer from groin pain and seek information on the surgical aspects of sport hernia repair surgery.