Tag: calf

  • The Calf Strain

    The Calf Strain

    A common sports injury that athletes such as runners, tennis players, and basketball players deal with is the calf strain. A calf strain is a tear of the muscle fibers in the back of the lower leg which consists of the Gastrocnemius and Soleus muscles.  Symptoms can include a sudden sharp pain at the back…

  • Achilles tendonitis

    Achilles tendonitis

    [1] One of the largest and strongest tendons in the body is the Calcaneal tendon, better known as the Achilles tendon.  This tendon is responsible for helping you walk to work, run those long runs, and jump with during that HIIT workout. When you stand up on your toes or push off, this is the…