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Does A Hyperextended Knee Also Lead To Calf Swelling
Yes, calf X's knee: The calf muscles cross the back of the knee as they originate from the back of the thigh bone next to the knee capsule. When the knee hyperextends, the back of the knee often over stretches. This can cause injury to your knee that includes the posterior capsule and juxtaposed calf muscles. The calf muscles can become strained or torn causing pain and swelling in the injured calf muscle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I assume we are talking about a baby cow... The area of which you are referring to, are the 2 muscles that make up the posterior of the lower leg. The larger gastocnemious muscle and the smaller soleus muscle together are referred to as the calf muscle. Swelling could be due to trauma or any number of origins. They attach to ...Read more
Edema in leg. Swelling red spots ankle swollen hurting tightening, calf swelling up to knee stings saw dr today nothing was done i'm concerned of celllitis should I goto er? Or can this wait til tmrw?
Bone pain in left leg below knee, hurts more when resting, no swelling and i lead a last lifestyle, only walking 5mins a day now?
Hyperextended knee 9 months ago. Was told to ice it and it would be good but still hurts to kick, plant/ turn, & brace self on that leg. What's wrong?
Pain behind left knee for 3 days (posbly overuse) & couldn't fully extend; movmnt helped. Went away as calf pain began - now swelling in calf?
Hi, I have swelling for a week now in my left calf, mild pain inside left knee for 2 months prior, no injuries, no hlth ins to see a dr. Can you help?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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