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Can knee problems cause calf pain?

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Dr. Peter Tomasello
29 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See below : Yes. If the knee swells this can cause swelling to the back of the knee which can cause an out pocketing which can cause pain from stretching of the tissue. Altered gait (walking)because of the associated knee pain and progressive limited range of motion causing further shortening of the calf muscles causing stiffness. . There are other reasons . Go seek medical attention good luck thank you.
Answered on Jan 10, 2020

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