Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Groin Strain Treatment

Treatment for a groin strain usually includes rest, crutches, cold compresses, physical therapy, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain. Severely strained muscles may require 4-6 weeks to heal.

Treatment for groin strain may include:

Groin Strain Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat groin strain:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Groin Strain References
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