Calf Pain

 

 

Common causes of calf pain are:

Muscle related:

  • Calf strain
  • Cramps
  • Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)

Tendon related:

  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Achilles tendon rupture
  • Peroneal tendinopathy
  • Gastrocnemius tendinopathy
  • Tibialis posterior tendinopathy

Bursa:

  • Retrocalcaneal bursitis

Bone related:

  • Shin splints
  • Fracture
  • Stress fracture

Referred Pain:

  • Disc herniation

Nerve related:

  • Sciatica

Other:

  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Compartment syndrome

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