Calf Pain

Calf pain Treatment

Calf pain is pain in lower back of leg between knee and ankle region. Calf region has two muscles – gastrocnemius and soleus and two bones – larger tibia and smaller fibula. Strain in any of these may cause calf pain.

Calf pain : Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Sudden pain in calf muscles that may last for a few seconds or may continue on and off for few days. These occur mostly due to vitamin deficiencies or due to exercising. Other causes include thyroid deficiency, poor blood flow to the region or nerve damage due to diabetes.

Pain from calf muscle tear happens during sports when excess force is placed on the muscle. Pain due to calf muscle tear is accompanied by swelling and bruising of the area affected.

Blood clots form in the deep veins of legs stopping blood circulation. Pain will be severe accompanied by redness, warmth and swelling in the calf region. There is a genetic factor linked with DVT.

Calf pain that occurs during rest

Swelling of calf region

Redness and warmth of caf area

Difficulty walking on the affected side

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