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Injury Analysis: Amendola Could Have Sports Hernia

Jeff Stotts

Jeff Stotts

Jeff Stotts works as a Certified Athletic Trainer (MAT, ATC, PES, CES). He won the 2011 Best Fantasy Football Article in Print from the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.

Danny Amendola continues to limp through practice while a debate regarding the specifics of his injury persists. The receiver is dealing with a groin injury that some doctors feel is simply a groin strain while another specialist insists hes dealing with a sports hernia.

A sports hernia develops as repetitive forces placed through the trunk are rerouted into the groin and abdominal muscles, resulting in micro-tears in the muscle. As a result, the abdominal wall and inguinal canal are weakened allowing a hernia to develop and protrude through the area.

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