Calf bruising

Calf bruise can be from a direct blow or a tear where bleeding as occurred. Calf tear bruising can track down compartments in the posterior leg and the tear can be higher than the bruise. Torn calf muscle bruising or rupture can be from the soleus, plantaris or gastrocnemius muscles but also from the connective fascia system if injury as occurred.

  • Calf Strain

    Calf Strain

    A calf strain is a tear of the muscle fibres of the muscles at the back of the lower leg and can range from mild to very severe.

  • Contusion of the Lower Leg

    Contusion - Lower Leg

    A contusion is a bruise resulting from a direct blow or impact. Often the muscle is crushed against the bone.

  • Fibula Fracture

    Fibula Fracture

    A acute fracture of the fibula bone in the lower leg occurs as a result of a direct trauma or impact to the leg or ankle. Stress fractures can also occur from overuse or repetitive impacts.