Calf Strain Pain Relief
A calf strain often occurs when the calf muscles are stretched beyond their limit and can be caused by a variety of different activities. Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports, keeping fit or just getting older and not being in the shape we once were.
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CARESPACE is less than 10-minutes away
Good news – if you’re looking for calf strain treatment near you and are in the Kitchener Waterloo area, there’s a CARESPACE multidisciplinary clinic less than 10-minutes away (book by selecting a discipline below). And even better, our evidence-based team is driven to get the results you want so you can be your best.
There are many causes of calf strains
Causes of a calf strain include running, jumping, and kicking activities like soccer or martial arts. Weaker muscles due to decreased muscle mass or poor conditioning can also increase the risk of calf strains. If you suspect you have sustained a calf strain, it is best to seek chiropractic, physiotherapy or massage therapy assistance to address the injury as quickly as possible. Visit a chiropractor, physiotherapist or massage therapist at a CARESPACE location in Kitchener or Waterloo. They will be able to properly diagnose the degree of severity of your strain and provide treatment appropriate for your recovery process.
Get the best treatment to help your calf strain
We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE provides the best treatment options to help heal your calf strain quickly. CARESPACE uses a result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness with your choice of Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy. CARESPACE practitioners work together to understand both your primary concerns and long-term health goals. Multidisciplinary evidence-based plans are designed to address the root causes and are developed to provide fast and long-lasting relief to ensure you can start living your healthier life today.
What is a calf strain?
A calf strain is a common injury that occurs when the muscles at the back of the lower leg become too overstretched and cause tears in any of the muscle fibers. It is usually caused by sudden acceleration or deceleration such as running, jumping or kicking. Symptoms of a calf strain include tightness, pain, swelling and bruising. Depending on the severity of the tear, treatment for a calf strain may vary from rest and ice to physiotherapy or surgery. In general, it is advised to give yourself time for complete recovery before gradually increasing activity levels in order to avoid further injury.
What are the symptoms of a calf strain?
Common symptoms of a calf strain include feeling a sudden sharp pain at the back of the lower leg, difficulty in pushing off with the foot and ankle when walking, difficulty standing on tiptoe, swelling and bruising in affected area, and tenderness when pressure is applied to affected muscles. Pain may also increase during activities such as running or jumping.
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Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can all be effective for your calf strain. Choose any one of the above. Once the initial assessment has been completed, you will be directed to the discipline and practitioner who will be able to deliver the best results.
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