Constant calf pain

Constant pain in the calf muscles is persistent calf pain that may get worse with activity but is still there afterwards. Constant Calf pain at rest can be from blood clots and post a flight or a period of inactivity; emergency medical intervention must be sort. Constant pain in the calf can also be from sciatica. 

  • Cramp in the Calf Muscles

    Cramp - Calf Muscles

    Cramp is an involuntary contraction of the muscle which can not only be very painful but may also cause muscle damage in severe cases. We look at the possible causes and treatment options available.

  • Posterior Compartment Syndrome

    Posterior Compartment Syndrome

    The deep posterior compartment is a surrounded by a sheath which contains the muscles of the lower leg. Compartment syndromes arise when a muscle becomes too big for the sheath that surrounds it.

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT is a blood clot in a vein. It is most common in the calf muscle area, particularly following surgery and long-haul flights. It is very important this is not misdiagnosed as a calf strain.

  • Lateral Compartment Syndrome

    Lateral Compartment Syndrome

    A compartment syndrome occurs when the muscles swell too big for the surrounding sheath and can be acute or chronic.