A 36-year-old female asked:
i twisted my ankle and pull the muscle in the back of my ankle, and now i have mild pain in ankle, knee, and thigh. could this be a strain?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Steven Sheskier answered
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Strain of calf: Strain means a torn muscle.Mostly commonly it is the calf muscles, the gastrosoleus complex. But an achilles tendon injury can be confused with it.See a doctor to make sure it is not an achilles tendon injury, that needs active treatment.
Answered on Dec 17, 2013
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