I pulled my groin muscle either doing cardio or leg presses about a week and a half ago, I havent done any running or leg work in about a week and it still hurts. How long does this type of injury take to heal? I start training in MMA next Friday and I want to be healed by then. Is there anything I can do to speed up the healing process or excercises to help strengthen the muscle or something?
08-03-2007, 08:43 AM #1
How long does a pulled groin take to heal?
08-03-2007, 06:06 PM #2
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I would say for now just to ice it and have lots of rest. Skip MMA if you have to; healing your injury should be priority number one. Sorry man.
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08-05-2007, 03:26 PM #3
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My pull took about 2 months to get to a point where sudden direction changes didn't send a shooting pain to my testicles and up my stomach. It's been about 9 months since the pull and I feel a twinge every now and again. From what the doctor told me and what I've read, once you have experience a decent pull it never really heals 100%.
A good stretch routine is a ncie start to prevention. Unfortunately there is no magic pill.But there is definately life after a groin pull !
08-05-2007, 03:40 PM #4
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08-05-2007, 04:06 PM #5
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Warm bath in morning, ice bath at night.
I always stretch my groin pulls so they stay loose. Seems to work as I've had many of them.
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