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Pain In The Calf Muscles Of The Leg
Woke to pain in calf muscles. Standing on legs helped a bit, but my calves feel very tight. What could have happened?
Multiple reasons for: Multiple reasons for calf tightness. If associated with exercise may be overuse and muscle spasm. If pain runs up and down the back of leg with swelling and redness may to due to vein inflammation or phlebitis. If not resolved with warm compress and decrease in exercise see your doctor for examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Lots of things: Severe calf pain can be due to intermittant claudication which you must address due to poor circulation. Upper thigh pain can also be due to poor circulation especially if you are a past smoker. Overexercise which causes cramping, and lack of stretching may also be a cause. Arthridities and neuromuscular disorders should also be addressed. I would see your physician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Husband's right calf muscle is shrinking no pain or injury. About 1 1/2" difference. Leg is weaker.
I hurt my back at work lifting. Now i'm getting pain down my leg and calf muscle. What should I do?
I was running 2 weeks ago and i think i hurt my calf muscle. I've stretched out all my leg muscles but that one part. Is there anything else i can do?
Calf muscle swelling: You need to see your clinician. Do you mean your muscles or just your lower legs in general? These have different differentials (and answers here on healthtap). ...Read more
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