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Asked 4 years, 9 months ago

What causes nagging leg/groin pain after running?

PAIN THAT NAGS AFTER YOU STOP

Several hours after running, I have been experiencing pain on the inside of my upper right leg or groin area. I usually run five times a week, totaling 25 or 30 miles. I’m a 62-year-old male, 155 pounds, 5' 11", and have been running for 25 years. I usually run on asphalt. I’m a slight pronator with a heavy heel strike. The pain is usually gone by the next day. Distance appears to cause more discomfort than intensity does. Though my left leg is not affected, the right leg has nagged me for several years, and lately seems to be getting worse.

Bob Bond, Vero Beach, FL

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