Our expert says:
Considering, it's the calf area, it doesn't seem to be your knee playing up; it could just be a calf strain. I would recommend you stretch the calf well before you start running (and in fact on a daily basis).
I suggest you log onto www.health24.co.za and join the free gym-based interactive exercise programme called "War ON Wobbles". There you will find many, many stretches. If you prefer a home-based programme, then log onto the same site but go into the fitness section and you'll find "Shape up for Summer" - again there is a full stretching programme here.
Also look at your running shoes- are they providing adequate shock absorption?
If stretching and appropriate shoes don't solve the problem, yo might need to see a sports physician to identify the cause of the problem.
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