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Calf (Gastrocnemius) Muscle Pain

calfpain2Practitioner: Nick Haley, Podiatrist and Doug Claridge, Physiotherapist

Practice:  Feet n Motion Podiatry, Christchurch, New Zealand and Motus Russley, Christchurch, New Zealand

Patient:  Pete Manson

 

Pete first presented to Doug at Russley Physiotherapy complaining of pain in his calf muscle.

Pete is an ex-rugby player who now plays social touch. Pete has also just started running again to increase his fitness, however he has had issues with his calf muscles for years. Every time he increases his activity, he ends up with pain similar to a pulled calf muscle. Pete’s pain is now starting to linger with diffuse tenderness along the muscle belly and surrounding structures.

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