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Goin Strain. What is a Groin Strain?. A bruise, stretching, or tearing of muscle fibers which run from the front of the hip bone to the inside of the thigh. These 'hip-adductor' muscles, namely the adductor longus, adductor brevis, adductor magnus, and the gracilis. How does it happen?.

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Goin strain

Goin Strain


Goin strain

What is a Groin Strain?

  • A bruise, stretching, or tearing of muscle fibers which run from the front of the hip bone to the inside of the thigh.

  • These 'hip-adductor' muscles, namely the adductor longus, adductor brevis, adductor magnus, and the gracilis.


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How does it happen?

  • Overuse.

  • Poor warm-up prior to activities.

  • Sudden movements, such as initiating a sprint, cutting, Jumping, or landing wrong after jumping.

  • Poor mechanics while lifting heavy objects.

  • A forceful contact with an external object


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Sports known for groin Strains...

  • Running

  • Hurdles

  • Long jump

  • Basketball

  • Soccer

  • Football

  • Rugby


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Signs and Smyptoms...

  • Pain and tenderness in the groin area

  • Stiffness in the groin area

  • Weakness of the adductor muscles

  • Bruising in the groin area (if blood vessels are broken)

  • Popping or snapping sensation as the muscle tears (possibly)


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Treatment!

Treatment depends on the severity of the strain.

Treatment usually includes:

- Rest -

- Ice-

- Pain Relief Medications -

- Compression -

- Heat -

- Stretching -


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Exercises


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You can go back when...

  • You have full range of motion in the injured leg.

  • Your leg has regained normal strength.

  • You are able to jog, run, or sprint straight ahead without limping

  • You are able to cut at full speed without pain

  • You are able to jump on both legs without pain

  • You are able to jump on the injured leg without pain


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