A 17-year-old female asked:
i've been playing jump rope and street hockey for three days straight and i have noticed that my calf has been hurting straight ever sense it started.
2 doctor answers
Dr. Ivy Fisher answered
44 years experience Pediatrics
Calf pain/strain: jumping or long walking, running can cause muscularskeletal pain esp in the calf area. Ice after you play or jump, advil or alive 400 mg po q 6 hrs or 2 tabs aleve twice a day until pain resolves (a few days). Welcome to health tap, Dr. Ivy Fisher.
Answered on Oct 31, 2016
Dr. Joel Cooperman answered
46 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Over use: You probable have a minor strain of you calf from over use. Rest, ice, over the counter meds like alleve can help. Should settle down in 3-5 days . Maybe less. Make sure you have the proper shoes too.
Answered on Dec 30, 2016
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