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 Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare? Live healthier How loud is too loud? » Heal your hearing Pain relievers linked to hearing loss in women FDA approves balloon device to clear Eustachian tube SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Our ears perform quite a complex job – not only are they responsible for helping us hear, they also assist with balance. Get back into your healthy habits » 7 beach sports to keep you active 7 reasons to start running Here's how to get yourself back into exercise after a break 5 ways to kickstart your fitness routine in 2017 With the festive season at an end, getting back into your fitness routine should be a breeze with these five steps.