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Detailed explanation of pulled calf muscles. Guide to know its causes, classification and grading, symptoms and treatment options including exercise of pulled calf muscles.


KT Taping for Lateral Calf Pain - also great for helping to avoid muscle cramp on long flights


Yoga for a Calf Strain

A calf strain occurs when you tear your gastrocnemius or soleus muscle, the two largest muscles in your calf. Calf strains can be mild, resulting in minimal functional limitation, or severe, causing excruciating pain and limiting your ability to move or bear weight on the affected leg. Yoga stretches may help prevent and rehabilitate calf strains. If you have a calf strain, consult your doctor or physical therapist before beginning a yoga practice.


What You Should Know About Calf Strain

Packers quarterback Aaron Rogers is facing a game with a calf muscle tear: What You Should Know About Calf Strain


Arthritis Knee Exercise: Reduce Pain and Improve Function. This site has videos with written directions for 7 different exercises!


Exercises for a Torn Calf Muscle

A calf muscle tear, or strain, can occur when muscle tension is excessive due to too much repetition or high force. A partial tear or complete tear can afflict one or both muscles that make up the calf. Pain, swelling, stiffness and bruising in the belly of the muscle are common signs of a torn calf muscle. Under the guidance of a health care...