Deep Calf Pain After Running

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photoDeep calf pain can be a tricky problem to deal with, and it’s appropriate that you are paying attention to this pain before it becomes a more debilitating injury.

Member Case Study: Chronic Tight Calves

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photoWhen I was only a runner, I didn't have this issue. But now, going into my third year as a triathlete, my calves and occasionally my Achilles are tight and painful throughout most of my mileage.

Member Case Study: Tightness and Numbness in Anterior Left Leg

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photoI started having trouble a couple months ago with a tightness and almost numbness in my anterior left leg and top of foot during running. It feels sort of dead.

Stress fracture or calf/soleus strain?

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photoAfter two stress fractures, does new pain mean bad news?

Member Case Study: Soleus Pain

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photoAt about the 1/2 mile mark my left soleus becomes extremely tight and painful. The pain then progresses into my left arch and then into my left knee.

A Runner's "Calftastrophy"

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photoCalf injuries can occur from a sudden overload or from repetitive microtrauma. If not treated appropriately and promptly, an acute injury can lead to chronic pain.

Member Question: Peroneal Tendon Pain

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photoI have peroneal tendon problems on my left. The brevis is a complete rupture after two repairs. I think the longus is having to compensate. I seem to have the pain more after cycling.

Member Case Study: Deep Calf Pain

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photoI have a pain deep in my calf about five inches below the knee. A sports doctor did not feel anything wrong in the muscle, and there was no bruising. The tender spot can still be felt on massage.

Member Case Study: Tightness and Pain in the Calf Muscle

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photoI'm experiencing tightness and pain in my calf muscles including my left achilles tendon. The tendons seem to really stiffen when sitting or sleeping. I'm not doing anything new.

Sharp Pain in Calf

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photoI started my journey this month to lose weight with a goal of 100 pounds and completing three sprint triathlons. My beginning weight was 321 and it is now down to 307.

Member Case Study: Calf Pain

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photoCalf pain can have multiple causes. In your case, the most likely cause seems to be from a calf muscle strain. If you have had Achilles problems you can be predisposed to a calf injury.

Cold Water Cramps

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photoAs I was pulling my wetsuit off while standing in the water, my left calf cramped such that my foot was pointed, the muscle was rock hard, and I could not pull my foot out of point for 30 seconds.

Calf Cramping and Salt/Hydration Balance - Member Case Study

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photoI am training for my first IM and lately I have been getting cramps in my calves. I am a heavy salt sweater and I was wondering if that has anything to do with it?

Member Case Study: Torn Soleus

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photoOn the first rep I tore my soleus muscle. Am I ok to swim? How long should I avoid running? Will using an elliptical trainer be ok?

Member Case Study: Calf Cramps

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photoI woke up with a huge painful cramp in my right calf. I do not think I was dehydrated. Can you offer clarity on what may have happened? Should I back off tomorrow's workout?
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