Home > Lifestyle > Man > Your body 30 November 2007 Adductor strains A groin strain is a stretch, tear or the complete rupture of the muscle called the adductor longus, which runs from the pubic bone to the inside of the thigh bone. 0 Follow us Facebook » Ask CyberShrink » Receive Health tips » Test Your sex toy IQ » All the tests you'll ever need 8 strange things your body does Symptoms Stabbing pain when palpitating the affected area Bruising and swelling Inability to pull your leg inward . What can be done R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression, elevation) Sports massage, stretching, electrical nerve stimulation, laser treatment Anti-inflammatory drugs and steroid injections Two to eight week recovery depending on severity Surgery may be necessary for complete tears of the tendinous insertion from the bone NEXT ON HEALTH24X Experience a contact lens that feels like nothing 2016-10-24 12:49 More: ManYour body advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors 10 facts about diabetes and insulin you need to know How to care for your vaginal flora JHB - Free Caregiver Workshop with TENA experts - 15 February JHB - Free home visit and assessment with a TENA nurse advisor Live healthier Hello? » SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Earworms: Let it go Is it bad to sleep with earplugs all the time? SEE: Do women hear better than men? The reason why men often appear not to be listening could be because they actually can't hear you. Confident smile? » Acidic drinks can harm your kids' smiles The facts on bleaching your teeth Am I taking good care of my teeth? Why are my teeth stained? We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?