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What causes a weird pressure in my calf when I run? It feels tight.
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
In brief: Cmpt syn
You may have an exertional compartment syndrome i would suggest a thorogh orthopedic exam which needs to be done to avoid potential nerve damage.

In brief: Cmpt syn
You may have an exertional compartment syndrome i would suggest a thorogh orthopedic exam which needs to be done to avoid potential nerve damage.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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Dr. Allen Lu
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Many
There are many causes of pressure and tightness in the calves when running.
It could just be deconditioned, strained, or overused. If it occurs every time after a certain distance and improves within a few minutes after stopping, it could also be "exercise-induced compartment syndrome" which is swelling inside a limited space caused by exertion.

In brief: Many
There are many causes of pressure and tightness in the calves when running.
It could just be deconditioned, strained, or overused. If it occurs every time after a certain distance and improves within a few minutes after stopping, it could also be "exercise-induced compartment syndrome" which is swelling inside a limited space caused by exertion.
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu
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