Disorders of the iliopsoas muscles can lead to severe groin pain in the active and athletic population (Anderson, 2016).
The two powerful main hip flexors are iliopsoas (consisting of Iliacus and Psoas Major muscle) and rectus femoris, which is one of the four quadriceps muscles.
Acute trauma, overuse, biomechanical imbalance and intraarticular abnormality (Anderson, 2016)
Firstly, management always includes conservative treatment (Anderson, 2016), before any chirurgical measures are taken. This includes physiotherapy, stretching and strengthening of muscles to correct poor biomechanics and analysis of training techniques.
Anderson C.N., 2016, Iliopsoas: Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment, Clinical Sports Medicine, 25(3), pp: 419-433