A Ssrain of the adductor muscle is considered a groin strain and mainly occurs in football. This tear usually occurs when the muscle on the inside of the thigh is overstretched beyond its limits.
Signs & symptoms:
- Pain, tightness or cramp in the inner thigh
- Pain when kicking a ball and turning
- If severe pain on walking
The immediate treatment includes POLICE, protect, optimal loading, ice, compression and elevation. Depending on the severity of the tear it can take up to 6 weeks to recover.