How do you stretch your groin?

How do you stretch your groin?

Reclining angle bound pose

  1. Lie down flat on your back.
  2. Bend your knees and move your soles inward so that they’re touching.
  3. Move your knees down toward the floor so that you feel your groin muscles stretching.
  4. Breathe deeply and hold this position for 20 to 30 seconds.
  5. Repeat 3 times.

How long does a strained groin take to heal?

With rest and proper treatment, most groin strains heal on their own in about 4–8 weeks. More severe groin strains can take longer.

What does it mean if my groin hurts?

The most common cause of groin pain is a muscle, tendon or ligament strain, particularly in athletes who play sports such as hockey, soccer and football. Groin pain might occur immediately after an injury, or pain might come on gradually over a period of weeks or even months.

Can sit ups cause groin pain?

Some types of groin injuries only cause pain and/or tenderness when the skin over the affected tissues is touched or pressed. Other times pain only appears when the athlete does certain types of exercises that place strain on the deep pelvic-floor muscles, such as half sit-ups (abdominal crunches).

Is it a hernia or pulled groin?

The displaced part feels like a lump in the groin area (something you won’t feel with a groin injury). Hernia pain may come and go, but the hole in the abdominal wall won’t heal on its own.

How do you know if you’ve torn your groin?

Torn Groin Injury Symptoms

  1. Hearing a “pop” in the groin following time of injury.
  2. Sharp pain.
  3. Swelling.
  4. Bruising.
  5. Tightness.
  6. Leg weakness.
  7. Limping.

Where is your groin at?

The groin is an area of your hip between your stomach and thigh. It is located where your abdomen ends and your legs begin. The groin area has five muscles that work together to move your leg.

Can Massage Help groin pain?

What can your massage therapist do? If the groin pain has anything to do with muscle, tendon, or ligaments it can certainly help with bringing relief. There may be other reasons for having groin pain such as hernia, kidney stones, bone injury or fracture.


Andrey is a coach, sports writer and editor. He is mainly involved in weightlifting. He also edits and writes articles for the IronSet blog where he shares his experiences. Andrey knows everything from warm-up to hard workout.