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Calf muscle strain

Calf muscle strain: Introduction

Calf muscle strain: Damage to the calf muscle due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severity of the damage. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Calf muscle strain is available below.

Symptoms of Calf muscle strain

Treatments for Calf muscle strain

  • Rest, ice, compression, elevation, pain medication if needed, once pain has subsided gradually introduce light stretching movement to provide circulation to the affected muscle tissue
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Causes of Calf muscle strain

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Prognosis for Calf muscle strain

Prognosis for Calf muscle strain: Most cases resolve without problems as long as the muscle is rested sufficiently to allow healing. Complications are uncommon.

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  1. Calf muscle strain: Introduction
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  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Prognosis
 

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