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Muscle Strain (calf)
Waysender posted:
I few days ago I felt a twinge while jogging to my car. The basic symptoms are all there, muscle tightness, soreness, minor swelling if I am on my feet for an hour or so.

My conern is when I stand up straight not really moving, I can feel the pressure building up in my lower left leg, the upper calf right by the back of my knee. The pain and pressure does level off but this is a new injury to me and thought I would ask.

Yesterday I am doing my best to stay off of it. Keep it elevated and ice it once every 4-5 hours for 10-15 minutes.

Any advice or general thoughts from those who have had a similar issue would be helpful.

Also, any "ballpark" figure on rest / recovery time would be nice. Also, any additional information you would like or need I would be more than willing to provide, thank you.

James R.

Male - 37 - 5'11" - 190 lbs

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