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What is a groin strain?

A groin strain or pull is an injury to the muscles of the inner thigh. The groin muscles, called the adductor muscle group, consist of six muscles that span the inner pelvis to the inner part of the thighbone (femur). When a muscle is strained, it means the muscle is stretched too far. Injury can be mild or can cause a complete tear or rupture. 

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