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how long does it usually take for a groin muscle injury to heal?

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Dr. Vic Kalman
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on injury: The healing time of a muscle strain or "groin pull" depends on the severity of the injury. If you see bruising along the course of the muscles it will take longer. Labral tears of the hip can cause groin pain; so if not improving within 4-6 weeks that should be considered. Step one-ice the area to minimize the zone of injury step 2-restore pain free flexibility, strength then sport specific ex.
Answered on Sep 17, 2018
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Dr. Marybeth Crane
27 years experience Podiatry
6-8 weeks: Groin injuries can take 6-8 weeks to heal if you tore a muscle or tendon. Less if just strained.
Answered on Sep 17, 2018

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Proper Healing : Is important. You need to be seen an md who may refer you to an orthopedic surgeon (if there's some tearing that needs suturing or to a physical thera ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4-6 weeks.: They can be slow to heal, but don't rush it. You could apply an elastic bandage or wear a pull-up sleeve for a little support as it heals.
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Dr. Alexander Barkan
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Pulled groin: Make sure it's not a hernia, like a sports hernia first. Otherwise rest , and nsaids.
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