Groin Injuries And Problems

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A Groin injury is one of the most common injuries that occur in sports, especially football. The term describes stress of the Adductor muscles that are situated inside the thigh. The injury usually occurs when the muscle is forcibly stretched beyond its limits and the muscular tissue splits.

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Groin Injuries And Problems

  1. 1. Overview of Groin Problems and Injuries
  2. 2. IntroductionThe groin areas Clickhere to see anillustration which arelocated on each side ofthe body in the foldswhere the belly joinsthe legs. The pubic arealies between the twogroin areas.
  3. 3. Groin InjuriesGroin injuries mostcommonly occur during:• Sports or recreationalactivities, such as icehockey, cross-countryskiing, basketball, andsoccer.• Work-related activities.• Work or projects aroundthe home.• Motor vehicle accidents.
  4. 4. Other causes of groin problemsGroin pain not caused byan injury to the groin maybe coming from otherparts of the body. This iscalled radiating, orreferred, pain. Pulledmuscles, ligaments, ortendons in the leg maycause symptoms in thegroin. It is important tolook for other causes ofgroin pain when you havenot had an injury.
  5. 5. DiagnosisWhen discussing a groin injury, thehip is a logical place to start. Your hipjoint is the largest weight bearingjoint in your body. It is designed toabsorb shock, generate force, whilemaintaining an impressive range ofmotion when functioning correctly.

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