Training through groin injury?
I am 19, 5'9ish 215 lbs ish.
Recently I injured my right groin at the bottom of a squat. I somehow got pushed into a position such that all the weight was on my left side. The doctor says I probably stretched my adductor tendons and that it's luckily not a hernia.
Basically I get pain when i squat below parallel even with just the bar. Also any movement that stretches my leg too far hurts, even taking too long of a stride when walking.
From what I understand, since it's not a muscle belly, the starr rehab method wouldn't apply? I've been cautious since the doctor said i should keep even walking to a minimum. I'm curious what I could do to help get back up to speed, or perhaps what I shouldn't do. As of current I'm continuing to do SS without the squats, but i'm wondering also if I should be worried about doing deadlifts?
How long ago was the injury, and how long did the doctor advise you to remain motionless?
Overstretching a tendon and getting a hernia are really 2 different things. If you are not even supposed to walk, just what the hell are you supposed to be doing all day?
This happened about 2 weeks ago now. He never gave a real time window, basically when it gets better it gets better.
After 2 weeks of trying to maintain some semblance of SS it's just as bad or worse even. I've opted out of deadlifts today as well due to discomfort and wanting to wait for your opinion.
If the pain is that bad after 2 weeks, there is the distinct possibility that you need a second medical opinion.
Okay, i'll get it checked out again, but in the meantime should i take it easy or continue with upper body work?
The pain is a sharp pain only when squatting below parallel (or an odd stretch position). Otherwise it's simply an annoyance.
If it's primarily an annoyance you should train through it. You get to be occasionally annoyed if you're a weightlifter.