Shin/Calf bruising

Leg contusion & bruising

Contusion of the Lower Leg (Shin & Calf)

A calf contusion is caused by a direct impact or trauma to a muscle. Although a contusion may not seem very serious, they can be severe and if not treated properly cause long term damage. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment for lower leg contusions. Symptoms of a calf contusion Instant pain following …

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Fibula fracture

Fibula Fracture

A fibula fracture can occur at the same time as a tibia fracture, or they can occur on their own in isolation. They are usually caused by landing on a twisted foot, or from direct impact or trauma. Immediate medical attention is needed if a lower leg fracture is suspected. Stress fractures can also occur …

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Torn calf muscle

Calf Strain | Torn Calf Muscle

A calf strain is a tear to one or more of the muscles at the back of the lower leg. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, treatment and exercises for recovering from a torn calf muscle. Calf strain symptoms Symptoms of a calf strain vary significantly depending on how bad your injury is. A mild …

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