Helpful guidelines

How do you treat groin tendonitis?

How do you treat groin tendonitis?

Treatment for groin inflammation

  1. Rest from activities which cause pain.
  2. Substitute other activities such as cycling, or complete rest until normal daily activities are pain-free.
  3. Apply cold therapy or ice for the first 24 to 48 hours to reduce pain and inflammation.

Can you get tendonitis in your groin area?

Adductor/groin tendinopathy can be characterised by pain at the upper ⅓ of the adductor muscle compartment (commonly the adductor longus tendon) in the inner thigh. It can also radiate down the inside of the leg or extend towards the pubic region in the lower abdomen.

How long does adductor tendonitis take to heal?

Usually, you will be able to return to sports after three to six weeks. If you have torn the adductor muscle between the tendon and bone, which is less common, recovery can take much longer ─ between 10 and 14 weeks.

Do I have adductor tendonitis?

Adductor tendinopathy is usually felt as groin pain on palpation of the adductor tendons, adduction of the legs and/or of the affected leg. Pain can develop gradually or appear an acute, sharp pain.

What is the treatment for groin pain?

– Heat or ice – Weight loss, so less stress is placed on the joint – Physical therapy to aid in strengthening the muscles that surround and support the hip – Low-impact aerobic exercise (like walking or swimming) to help reduce pain and stiffness

What are the best exercises for a groin strain?

Standing Groin Stretch Exercise. Stand with your legs wide apart.

  • Seated Groin Stretch. This simple stretch,sometimes called the butterfly stretch,stretches the groin and inner thigh.
  • Squatting Groin Stretch. This is a slightly more advanced groin stretch that intensifies the exercise by stretching both sides at once.
  • Hip Opener and Groin Stretch.
  • How do you know if you pulled your groin?


  • Bruising
  • Pain and tenderness in the groin
  • Pain in the inner thigh
  • Pain when bringing your legs together
  • Muscle spasms
  • Trouble walking
  • Weakness in the legs
  • Difficulty lifting legs
  • What is Grade 1 groin strain?

    Groin strains are graded 1, 2 or 3 depending on the extent of the injury: A Grade 1 strain is a minor tear where less than 25% of fibers are damaged. You will most likely have discomfort in the groin area, but be able to walk with little or no pain.