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 ...
Sep 7, 2015 ... Pain that occurs in the calf muscle on the lower part of the leg often is the result of
a pulled or torn calf muscle. A torn calf muscle is similar to an ...
Jun 14, 2016 ... A pulled or torn calf muscle, also called a calf strain, causes sudden pain in the
back of the lower leg. Learn about the severity, and your ...
May 9, 2016 ... A muscle strain, muscle pull, or even a muscle tear implies damage to a muscle
or its attaching tendons. Find out more.
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
Calf muscle tears of the gastrocnemius (i.e., gastroc) can be painful, but are
easily treated with compression, icing, and rehabilitation.
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 ...
Calf muscle tears (Gastrocnemius tear) commonly occur in middle-aged
recreational athletes during movements that require sudden changes in direction.
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 ...