Osteitis pubis and instability of the pubic symphysis. When nonoperative measures fail.

@article{Williams2000OsteitisPA,
  title={Osteitis pubis and instability of the pubic symphysis. When nonoperative measures fail.},
  author={Pual R Williams and D. P. Page Thomas and Eric M Downes},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={350-5}
}
Seven rugby players with osteitis pubis and vertical instability at the pubic symphysis were treated operatively after nonoperative treatment had failed to improve their symptoms. The vertical instability was diagnosed based on flamingo view radiographs showing greater than 2 mm of vertical displacement. The players had undergone at least 13 months of nonoperative therapy before surgery was considered. Operative treatment consisted of arthrodesis of the pubic symphysis by bone grafting… CONTINUE READING