Test your knowledge of calf strain injuries with our quick quiz! You will need to know the basic anatomy, as well as an understanding of treatment and rehabilitation for calf muscle tears. Quiz questions
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The gastrocnemius is the big muscle at the back of the lower leg. It crosses both the knee joint and the ankle joint.
Continue >> What is this part of the muscles called?
Yes - the Muscular Tendinous Junction
Continue >> A tear to the medial head of the gastrocnemius is known as..
Continue >> Which is NOT true of a grade 1 calf strain?
Tear to <25% fibres
May not be noticed at the time
Tear to >25% of fibres
Continue >> Which is NOT true of a grade 2 calf strain?
Is felt at the time
Between 25% and 90% fibres torn
Swelling and bruising develops
Is usually painless
Continue >> Wearing high heels can...
Increases risk only at the weekends
Decreases the risk of calf strains
Has no effect
Increase the risk of calf strains
Wearning high heels can cause adaptive shortening of the muscles.
Continue >> Immediate first aid PRICE stands for..
Protection, Rest, Ice, Compression, Etc.
The cost of immediate treatment
Police Recommendations in Case of Emergency
Protection, Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
Continue >> When should rehabilitation exercises begin?
After 1 week
After the acute period when pain allows
Before the acute period when pain allows
During the acute period
Continue >> What should always be considered when assessing calf pain?
A deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot and could be very serious if missed.
Continue >> Calf Strain Quiz
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