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 The debate continues » Working out in the concrete jungle 7 top butt exercises for guys 10 things pole dancing can do for you The running vs. walking debate There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss. Veganism a crime? » Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Are vegans unnatural beasts? Can a vegan be really healthy? Should it be a crime to raise a baby on vegan food? After a number of cases of malnourishment in Italy, it may become a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.