A.Sports Injuries Expert
It sounds like you may have torn a calf muscle or injured the Achilles tendon. It's advised you see a sports physician, orthopaedic surgeon, or physiotherapist as soon as possible for a diagnosis, as there are other injuries that can present in a similar manner. Imaging such as ultrasound may be required to demonstrate the extent and location of the injury, and to rule out other pathology such as a deep vein thrombosis. POLICE (positioning, optimal loading, ice, compression, and elevation) treatment is advised initially, and depending on the diagnosis, an active graded rehab program should follow.
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