What is a calf muscle collapse?

Answer A calf muscle collapse is also known as a pulled calf muscle. This particular type of strain is caused when the foot is twisted upward suddenly causing the calf muscle to stretch beyond its normal... Read More »

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Calf muscle hurts still?

The answer to your question of how long is assuming it is only injury to muscle tissue likely 2-4 weeks. If you tore any tendons as well perhaps longer. Wrap up the injured calf including the ank... 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 »

What is the muscle that makes up the calf of the leg?

Two major muscles make up the leg calf. The gastrocnemius is largest and runs from the knee joint to the heel bone. The soleus is smaller and found in the lower part of the leg under the gastrocnem... Read More »