This post is not meant to be inappropriate, because groin injuries have happened to some people and are common with most contact sports.
Also known as ‘groin strain” , is a tear/rupture to the to any of the adductor muscles resulting pain in the inner thigh. Range from mild to very severe.
- Known to occur when sprinting or changing direction quickly
- during rapid movements of the leg against resistance
- over stretching the muscle
- having weak adductor muscles
- not warming up properly
- tight adductor muscles
- previous injury to that particular area
- sometimes lower back injuries can contribute to this injury as well
- Sharp pain in the groin area
symptoms depend on the severity of the injury.
- Protect the area, ice it, rest it, compress it, and elevate it if possible
- wearing a groin support can be helpful
- sports massage could be useful after 72 hours
- electrotherapy by medical doctors is said to help the healing process
Every case is on an individualized basis, so make sure to contact your medical professional for further information/help
Have you experienced a groin pull, how long did it take to heal? what procedure did you use to help the healing process – leave answers in the comment section.
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