The quadratus lumborum muscle is known for sharp pain in the lower back and aching hip pain. Contributes to pain in the buttocks, groin and abdominal areas.
The iliopsoas muscles can contribute to lower back, abdomen, groin, upper leg, and pelvic pain. Standing from a sitting position is painful and an indication of iliopsoas dysfunction.
The oblique muscles contribute to pain on your side in the rib cage and waist area, lower abdomen, groin, and pelvis. They can also contribute to heartburn, indigestion, bladder pain and incontinence, and testicle pain.
The rectus abdominis contributes to pain in the area around the sternum, across the upper back, across the buttocks, the lower abdomen, the pelvis. and testicles. It can also contribute to heartburn, indigestion, feeling bloated as well as mimicking urinary tract infection pain.
The adductor magnus muscle can cause groin, pelvic, and thigh pain. The pain ranges from dull annoying aches to sharp, stabbing pain.
The adductor longus can cause and contribute to pain on the outside of the front of the thigh near the hip joint. It is a prime contributor to groin pain. Movement is restricted in the hip and thigh.
The adductor brevis muscle contributes to pain in the groin, pelvis, and thigh. It can also cause deep aching pain in the hip and pain above the knee.