Calf muscle injuries?

Answer Calf muscle injuries occur in either the gastrocnemius or soleus muscle. The gastrocnemius is the large, more obvious calf muscle directly below the knee. The soleus lies directly below it and is a... Read More »

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Do podiatrists handle calf injuries?

Podiatrists are specialized doctors who deal exclusively with any part of the leg that rests below the knee. Known mostly for their work with feet, podiatrists can also treat calf injuries.Referenc... Read More »

How to Tell if a Calf Muscle is Ruptured?

Athletes or outdoors enthusiasts will hurt their legs at some point during their activities. These injuries are often minor and clear up in a couple of days, but there are injuries that can take lo... Read More »

Pulled calf muscle...?

Hope this helps......:)Muscle strains are graded according to their severity: Grade 1 Stretching with some microtearing of muscle fibers. Recovery can be complete in about 2 weeks. Grade 2 ... Read More »

What is the calf muscle called?

Two muscles comprise the calf or lower leg. The larger is the gastrocnemius along the back of the leg. It extends from above the knee cap to the heel. The soleus muscle is lower and in front of the... Read More »