The injury usually occurs at the junction between the muscle and tendon or at the tendon attachment to the pelvic bone. Fig 1. Groin injury The adductor langus is the muscle which is most frequently affected. Groin injuries often occur when playing tennis, as the side to side movements and sudden stops and changes of direction require a strong contraction of the adductors.
Abstract. Although abdominal and groin injuries are not unique to the game of tennis, the very mechanics of the ground stroke and overhead volley predispose participants in this sport to the chronic pain and frustration of these injuries. Careful consideration must be given not only to the muscular anatomy of the region but also to the visceral and neurologic anatomy.
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More specifically, adductor (groin) strains are listed as one of the most frequent injuries in elite junior tennis players (2,3). Adductor strains occur during movements involving quick acceleration or rapid change of direction when paired with extreme hip abduction, such as split type movements in which the leg moves away from the body, or also large hip external rotation.
Chronic obscure groin pain is commonly caused by enthesopathy: 'tennis elbow' of the groin. Forty-nine patients with chronic obscure groin pain, bilateral in four, presented to one general surgeon in a 12-month period. Inflammation ('enthesopathy') at the pubic insertion of the inguinal ligament was the cause in 30 patients (32 groins).
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Common Types of Groin Injury Avulsion fracture. . An avulsion fracture occurs when the tendons that connect muscles to bone are torn at the... Osteitis pubis. . This condition’s symptoms are similar to adductor strain, but the injury is different. Instead of a... Inguinal hernia. . Inguinal hernia ...
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Tennis players may be tired, but stretching the hips will help with the player’s cool down. Hip stretches will calm the body, muscles, and heart. Remember to always stretch before and after to avoid a common hip injury. Simple hip stretches can make a big difference when it comes to chronic hip pain and tennis hip symptoms.