The adductors are a muscle group on the medial (inner) side of your thighs.
They often cause problems and pain in the thigh, groin or genitals. Especially when they carry trigger points.
The good news is that it’s possible to treat these trigger points with a self-massage.
Exactly, you can massage yourself. This is very effective, and it has already helped thousands before you!
On this page you will learn everything you need to know for a successful massage.
I will explain step by step how you feel the muscles (palpation) in the first place, and then how to massage them.
You will also learn more details about this important muscle group. I‘ll explain …
The adductors consist of several muscles. Each of these muscles can cause different types of pains and ailments.
In the following you will find the pain zones for the respective muscles.
Please do not be scared by the Latin names if you are not familiar with them. You’ll still understand the essentials.
Trigger points in the adductor longus and brevis lead to local sensitivity of pressure of the inner thigh, but can also cause pain in other areas.
Trigger points in the adductor magnus can lead to pain in the following areas
Pelvic pain is often described as pain in the vagina, rectum, bladder or pubic bone.
Sometimes it arises spontaneously or only during sexual intercourse.
When the pain occurs, it’s usually perceived as a sharp, violent pain in the pelvis that runs from bottom to top.
Trigger points in the gracilis can result in pain on the medial side of the thigh.
The pain caused by this muscle is usually described as hot and stabbing.
Light exercise, especially walking, usually provides relief.