Self-care for the client/patient during the acute stage of an adductor strain (groin pull) is RICE: rest, ice, compression, and elevation.
How do we treat adductor strain with manual therapy?
Once chronic, manual therapy for an adductor strain is geared toward decreasing muscle tightness, myofascial trigger points, and fascial adhesions.
How do we assess (diagnose) a client with Adductor Strain?
During the acute phase of an adductor strain, active adduction range of motion and manual resistance to adduction will increase the client/patient’s pain.
Tight adductor? Symptoms and signs to consider for groin pulls
The most common tight adductor symptom – also known as a groin pull – is pain in the medial thigh at the site of the strain.
What is an adductor strain and what are its causes?
An adductor strain, also known as a groin pull in lay terms, is a strain of the musculature that does adduction of the thigh at the hip joint.