A-Z of Injuries

Hip & Groin - Abdominal Strain

A muscle strain of the abdominal can occur during sporting activity or when performing stomach exercises. Usually a muscle strain is a tear within the muscle caused by forcibility stretching a muscle beyond it limits.

Signs & symptoms:

  • Abdominal pain when attempting to sit up
  • Pain when bending backwards as the stomach muscles stretch

Physiotherapy aims to reduce pain and swelling associated with the tear. Usually a rest period of 204 weeks will be required depending on the severity.


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