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Gastrocnemius/Calf Muscle Strain

Gastrocnemius/Calf Muscle Strain

Gastrocnemius/Calf Muscle Strain

This injury is commonly the result of quick sprints while running. With a muscle strain, there is localized tenderness or a “bulge” more commonly at the inner region of the back of the leg. The pain is aggravated by walking, descending stairs, or raising the heel of the affected leg off the ground.

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