Munteanu SE, Landorf KB, Menz HB, Cook JL, Pizzari T, Scott LA.Efficacy of customized foot orthoses in the treatment of Achilles tendinopathy: study protocol for a randomized trial. This video shows the exercise for a calf muscle. Learn how to prevent torn calf muscle and treating those muscle pulls.
This video discusses a strain of the calf muscle, one of the common sports injuries. It is caused from overuse, acceleration, and/or change of direction resulting in a tear of the lower leg muscles. Treatment includes, resting, icing, and physical therapy. Depending on the severity of the lower leg pain, rehab is a minimum of 2-3 weeks and a maximum of 8. Find out more about calf strain symptoms.
Sports injuries are injuries that typically occur while participating in organized sports, competitions, training sessions, or organized fitness activities. These injuries may occur in teens for a variety of reasons, including improper training, lack of appropriate footwear or safety equipment, and rapid growth during puberty. Often overuse injuries seem less important than acute injuries. You may be tempted to ignore that aching in your wrist or that soreness in your knees, but always remember that just because an injury isn’t dramatic doesn’t mean it’s unimportant or will go away on its own. If left untreated, a chronic injury will probably get worse over time. Learn more about pulled muscles and the ways to treating muscle pull.
This is one example video of a sprained ankle. A sprained ankle, or twisted ankle, is the most common type of soft tissue injury. Soft tissue means any tissue in your body that isn’t bone. A minor sprain is when a ligament is stretched or partially torn. In severe sprains the ligament is completely torn. Sometimes the end of the bone to which a ligament is attached can crack or be pulled off. A sprain can be very painful with the pain getting worse when you move your ankle. With a severe sprain you may not be able to put weight on your leg. Learn more about ankle sprain treatment and therapies.
After pulling a hamstring, the quickest way to relieve pain is to apply ice or cold packs to the muscle region, and wrap the damaged area with an elastic bandage. Promote healing for hamstring pulls with tips from a street firefighter in this free video on first aid and medical treatments. Expert: Joe Bruni Contact: [email protected] Bio: Captain Joe Bruni has over three decades of experience as a street firefighter and company officer. Learn other effective pulled hamstring treatments.
The hip flexors are a group of muscles in the hip joint that move the hip and by extension the leg forward while running or walking. The hip flexors also work with the abdominal muscles and work when the stomach is moved toward the legs, as in sit-ups. Hip flexor stretches can help improve general back health. Learn how to stretch the hip flexors from a chiropractor in this free back health video. Learn also what are the hip flexor strain treatment.