will certainly find a tender area in the calf, often with a change in density due to the burst blood vessels and formation of a bruise which may sometimes become visible.Medical investigationsThese are usually unnecessary, unless the tear is particularly slow
Q Ive been suffering from pain in my right calf for a couple of weeks. I rest for a few days and then run, but I cant seem to shake it off. How long should I rest for, and are there any exercises I can do to speed recovery?A With any injury to any part of the body you have to...
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died down and you can start to stretch. If it's painful still, see Hamstring tears.Medical treatmentCombining the use of ice and educated stretching with interferential physiotherapy or ultrasound should bring about a complete cure.Can you run through
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; it tends to occur in the posterior portion and is seven times more common on the medial side, which bears the brunt of your weight. There are various types of tear to the menisci, depending on the cause, but the effect is usually the same pain
.The quadriceps muscles may be torn anywhere from hip to knee. SymptomsThe common acute tear will cause sudden pain, accompanied by weakness which may make you stumble or fall. It is more likely to occur if you are pushing off to jump a hurdle or obstacle
their quadriceps muscles less as a result, and develop wasting, particularly of the inner quads. Your doctor will need to exclude cartilage and cruciate injuries, as they often occur in conjunction with collateral tears.Medical investigationAs these are mainly
ground then the muscle will have to work overtime, and may eventually cramp up or even develop a small tear.Alternatively the problem could stem from your cartilage. The clicking when you climb the stairs might be due to ridges or contours
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