A calf strain is an injury to the muscles in the calf area (the back of the lower leg
below the knee). The calf muscle is actually composed of up to 9 separate ...
Anatomy of calf sprain injury A Calf muscle injury is common in sports. Calf
injuries are sometimes known as a 'pulled Calf'. The term 'pulled muscle' comes
Calf strain occurs when the muscle at the back of the lower leg becomes
damaged or inflamed due to excessive strain or force being placed on the calf
Calf muscle tears of the gastrocnemius (i.e., gastroc) can be painful, but are
easily treated with compression, icing, and rehabilitation.
How to Treat a Torn Calf Muscle. The two muscles that work in conjunction to
form the lower leg (or calf) are the deeper soleus muscle and the more superficial
The calf muscles consist of two muscles: the gastrocnemius and the soleus. The
gastrocnemius is the larger muscle that is visible on the back of the leg, and the ...
Aug 27, 2015 ... Understand what can get injured in your calf. Your “calf muscle” is actually made
up of three muscles that are attached to the Achilles tendon in ...
A pulled calf muscle causes sudden pain in the back of the lower leg. Find out
about the common causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options of calf ...
May 1, 1996 ... About ten years ago, I started having a lower-leg problem that I assumed was a
pulled calf muscle. The calf would get tender, sometimes knotty, ...
Pain in the calf, as well as swelling, tenderness and muscle tightness, resulting
from sudden overloading of the muscles during speedwork, hill running or ...