Groin pain is a very common symptom in the athletic and general population. In fact, Some studies report that the Groin Pain incidence in football is equal to 0.6 injuries per 1000 playing hours, 0.3 injuries per 1000 training hours and 1.8 injuries per 1000 match hours
A study by Omar et al1. Has said that diagnosis is based on 37 major diseases grouped into 10 categories
What is key to understand and appreciate is that groin pain is not always easy to diagnose and hard to specify which exact part is affected. There are a series of tests that can be performed to help rule in or out possible pathology but the rehabilitation and treatment time can take some time.
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A recent study also looked at how strengthening the adductors within the groin can lead to a reduction in injuries. The video here alongside this paper is a useful tool to show how you can help reduce the chances of injury.
Although this is one way of helping to prevent injuries, it is important you know and understand what the cause is of your issue so that the best rehabilitation can be administered for you. Speak to your healthcare professional to find out how you can best overcome this injury and get a full diagnosis.