How Long Does It Take For A Pulled Groin To Heal?

What exercises can you do with a pulled groin?

Standing Groin Stretch ExerciseStand with your legs wide apart.Shift your weight to the left.Allow your left knee to bend until it is over your left foot.

Keep your feet on the ground facing forward.Hold for 20 to 30 seconds.Repeat the stretch on the opposite side, then repeat the stretch three times on each side..

Can you walk if you pull your groin?

A grade 1 groin strain occurs when the muscle is overstretched or torn, damaging up to 5 percent of the muscle fibers. You may be able to walk without pain, but running, jumping, kicking, or stretching may be painful.

Where is a pulled groin muscle located?

A groin strain is an injury to the groin—the area of the body where the abdomen meets the leg and the inner thigh muscles attach to the pubic bone. Typically, groin strains occur in the muscles of the upper inner thigh near the pubic bone or in the front of the hip.

How should I sleep with a pulled groin?

If on the other hand you are experiencing hip and/or groin pain then you may choose to sleep with a pillow beneath your thighs in side laying to allow your hip to remain aligned during your sleep and reduce the amount of load on the outer thigh and hip.

When should I worry about groin pain?

Most cases of groin pain do not require medical attention. However, you should see a doctor if you experience severe, prolonged pain accompanied by fever or swelling. These symptoms may indicate a more serious condition. Your doctor will evaluate your symptoms and ask about any recent physical activity.

Is massage good for groin strain?

In addition to supporting recovery from a groin injury, sports massage is a good option for injury prevention. It can be part of an effective and safe pre and post exercise/training program.

How do you know if you pulled your groin?

Pain and tenderness in the groin and the inside of the thigh. Pain when you bring your legs together. Pain when you raise your knee. A popping or snapping feeling during the injury, followed by severe pain.

Should you stretch a pulled groin?

You can begin stretching your groin muscles right away. Stretch gently and avoid any pain. If you have pain while doing these exercises, you should not do them.

Is heat good for a groin pull?

Put a thin cloth between the ice and your skin. After 2 or 3 days, if your swelling is gone, apply heat. Put a warm water bottle, a heating pad set on low, or a warm cloth on your groin area. Do not go to sleep with a heating pad on your skin.