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.
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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.
What is this part of the muscles called?
Yes - the Muscular Tendinous Junction
A tear to the medial head of the gastrocnemius is known as..
Which is NOT true of a grade 1 calf strain?
Which is NOT true of a grade 2 calf strain?
Wearing high heels can...
Wearning high heels can cause adaptive shortening of the muscles.
Immediate first aid PRICE stands for..
When should rehabilitation exercises begin?
What should always be considered when assessing calf pain?
A deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot and could be very serious if missed.
Calf Strain Quiz
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