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Muscle stretching of the calf

Muscle stretching? In the event of a heavy load, it is possible for a muscle to be torn or ruptured (whiplash). A strain can be very annoying.

What is a strain on the calf muscle?

With a strain of the calf muscle, the muscle is stretched to such an extent that it just does not tear. If a lot of force and load is exerted on the muscle, for example during explosive movements such as tennis, football, hockey, rugby etc. it is possible to get a strain on the muscle.

Cause of a strained calf muscle

The most common strains of a calf muscle is during exercise. It may be that the muscles are not warm enough after a warm up. It is also possible that in one too much load on the muscle is exercised, or that the muscle is tired or overloaded.


  • Instability in the foot
  • An increased callus under the foot.
  • Pain in the foot

Recovery, possibly with the help of an ankle brace?

In order to allow a distraction of the calf muscle to occur less quickly, it may be important to keep the muscle warm. This can be done by doing a good warm up and stretching the muscles by stretching and stretching. It is also possible to keep the muscles warm by pulling on a sleeve. This will make the muscle cool down less quickly.

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