I can walk without pain in my left calf but after running for about 5 minutes it tightens up and running becomes impossible. what could this be?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Sports Medicine 41 years experience
Sounds muscular: While the issue sounds like a muscular issue
which may be improved with therapy treatment such as stretching and modalities
to decrease any inflammation in the area.
If it is always related to running, you may
have an intermittent compartment syndrome.
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