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Stretches That Help A Pulled Groin

A pulled groin typically occurs when the muscles of the inner thigh become torn or overstretched. This usually happens when the muscles contract too fast while an individual changes direction, jumps, or runs. The injury is commonly found among athletes, but it can also happen to anybody. In most cases, a pulled groin happens to individuals who participate in dance, hockey, soccer, football, and other sports with a high range of movement. Any sudden movements around the groin might cause pulling or straining, particularly if the muscles haven't been warmed up beforehand. Many painful symptoms are associated with a pulled groin. Fortunately, though, there are also quite a few stretches that can help alleviate symptoms. 

Hip Flexor Stretch

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The hip flexor stretch can help increase your range of movement. You should begin by standing in a forward lunging position. Slowly lower your back knee toward the floor, making sure your shoulders stay aligned above the hips. Continuing to keep your shoulders aligned, lean forward until you stretch your front hip muscles. Hold the position for a few seconds and then go back into your starting position, stand up, and repeat with the opposite leg. This will help to increase your hip range of motion. Make sure you don't do anything that feels too painful or uncomfortable, as this can slow your recovery.

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