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 K Naomi takes a stand and shows women how to fight back WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Are you sure? » Aid your digestion What are digestive disorders? Are you really constipated? Many people think that if they do not have two or more bowel movements every single day of their lives they are constipated. This is patently not true, writes DietDoc. True of False? » SEE: How anaphylactic shock affects your body Stop believing these 10 allergy myths Do you still believe that hay fever is caused by hay? Or that food allergies are really common? No, and no again. We bust 10 myths about allergies.