Rest is like pushing the pause button - feels better, but when you press play the symptoms just return..
There's rehab, and then there's rehab.....
...tendons like being rested when they are miffed off and generally feel better with things like, ummmm sitting down.
Knee caps that misbehave hate sitting down(it raises the pressure behind your kneecap massively)
Looking for answer that fits may be easier then seeking a "new" physio opinion....
Rare as hen's teeth...
It's referred pain from neck - most commonly the middle bit (C4/5) because you poke your chin out too much when you take a deep breath, because you've got a really tight, but painless, thoracic spine.
Stretch your thoracic spine, but keep your head on neck position "neutral".
Try this - take a deep breath in, then try this for 10 mins https://www.sixphysio.com/video/back-pain/theworldsgreateststretch then take another deep breath in - any difference?
....sure it's your calf giving the problem and not your sciatic nerve?
The definition of madness is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different outcome...
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