CrossFit Discussion Board  

Go Back   CrossFit Discussion Board > In Sickness and In Health > Injuries
CrossFit Home Forum Site Rules CrossFit FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Injuries Chronic & Acute

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-17-2008, 10:50 AM   #1
Chris Lampe
Member Chris Lampe is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Oklahoma City  OK
Posts: 160
pulled groin?

I recently got out on my bicycle for the first time in months and due to some reason I haven't figured out I had to twist my right foot inwards to stay on the pedal. A couple of days later I was hit with crippling pain on my inside right thigh. I looked up my symptoms on the web and found that the adductors are responsible for rotating the foot inwards (among other things) which fit what happened to me. They labeled this a "pulled groin".

The strange thing is, except for the first couple of days, it isn't a continuous pain. It only hurts when I stand up from being seated in a chair (couch doesn't make it hurt). For a couple of minutes the pain is so severe that I can't put any weight on my right leg and then it subsides and often goes away completely. I've had days where I had no pain and no activity I did bothered it.

This has been going on for a couple of weeks now. I thought it would be healed by now but it still bothers me. Any suggestions?
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2008, 12:05 PM   #2
Robert Callahan
Member Robert Callahan is offline
 
Robert Callahan's Avatar
 
Profile:
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Zzyzx  CA
Posts: 1,626
Re: pulled groin?

The on and off pain is a little wierd, but it could just be you are guarding it most the time and it is only every once in a while when you use it that the pain flares up. As far as recovery time.... Groins suck! I had a pretty bad, probably high grade II, groin tear like 7 years ago and it took me a full 8-9 months to be 100% again. Though when it happened i felt a loud POP come from my groin and new something was wrong right away. Yours sounds less severe and will thus recover faster, but I know it is an area that does take some extra time because you use your groin for alot of stabalization that you do not normally realize when squating (aka standing up or sitting down), walking, running, biking, etc. All these things cannot be avoided, at least walking and sitting, and thus it is continually getting irritated prolonging the recovery process. Ice 20 min a couple times a day (very akward place to ice i know but it is wroth it) and take ibprofin in the morning and evening and if it is still not better or at any point gets worse in a couple more weeks get it checked out by a doctor. Also listen to your body and if you are worried for any reason or think it is more serious go to a doctor

-Robert
__________________
"I swear by my life and by my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine"
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Groin Pain Jay Gruber Health and Medical Issues 1 04-18-2008 06:52 AM
Groin Issue Stephen Flamm Injuries 1 02-27-2008 07:48 PM
Groin Pain Elliot Royce Injuries 3 02-01-2007 03:02 PM
Squat and the groin Erik Davis Injuries 4 11-06-2006 11:19 AM
Pulled Groin Mark Konen Injuries 2 09-08-2006 06:15 AM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:29 AM.


CrossFit is a registered trademark of CrossFit Inc.