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Doctor insights on: How To Heal A Pulled Groin Muscle

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How to heal a pulled groin muscle?

How to heal a pulled groin muscle?

Slow activity: Heat the area (such as bath, heating pad, jacuzzi), slow stretching and light exercises, gradually increase activities, rest when it becomes uncomfortable, and use anti-inflammatory medication (such as ibuprofen, motrin, advil, aleve). It can take several days or longer to heal, depending on the degree of injury. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Pulled groin muscle on leg press. How long will it take to heal?

Pulled groin muscle on leg press. How long will it take to heal?

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. ...Read more

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What are good exercieses for a pulled groin muscle?

What are good exercieses for a pulled groin muscle?

Time: First must heal the muscle, then stretch the muscles in the area, then finally can strengthen muscles. Squats are good for strengthening. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long before i can exercise after a pulled groin muscle?

Can you tell me how long before i can exercise after a pulled groin muscle?

Hard to say without: Knowing more specifics as in how severe the "pull" was. But in general even for mild strains, resting for 2 weeks isn't unreasonable with a graded(slow increase) reintroduction into exercise after that. Listen to your body, if you're not a professional athlete, "no pain, no gain" really doesn't apply to you. If it hurts, decrease the intensity or just avoid it all together and retry later. ...Read more

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What else other than rice and vicodin can I do for a pulled groin muscle. The vicodin never really knocks the pain out?

What else other than rice and vicodin can I do for a pulled groin muscle. The vicodin never really knocks the pain out?

Anti-inflammatories: The best way to treat pulled muscle is by rest and gentle stretch. Having said that, the first line of medications that should be tried are anti-nfalmmatory meds, i.E advil or ibuprofen. If you don't have a history of gastritis or bleeding from the stomach, you can take these medications generously, i.E 2-3 200 mg tablets, at least 2 times a day for 4-5 days. ...Read more

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Pulled groin doing a split in hockey, been 2 weeks, bruising is significant and deep, down the inner thigh The muscle feels elastic, rebounding?

Pulled groin doing a split in hockey, been 2 weeks, bruising is significant and deep, down the inner thigh   The muscle feels elastic, rebounding?

Torn adductor/ham: With this type of injury and bruising, I often think first of a partial tear of the groin/adductor or hamstring tendons or muscles. It would be wise to try and get a definitive diagnosis and receive a plan for rehab, recovery time and return-to-play recommendations. It may take several months to heal. If I can be of help, then join my care team & virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between a hip fracture from a pulled groin muscle?

How can you tell the difference between  a hip fracture from a pulled groin muscle?

Doctor evaluation: A good physical examination combined with diagnostic xrays and other studies can tell the difference between a fracture and a pulled muscle. ...Read more

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How long will my groin muscle strain last?

2-3 weeks: And may be be more if the bone was attach to it. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more