Applying cold and hot compresses, taking anti-inflammatories and avoiding any movement that causes pain are three ways to treat sore calf muscles, according to WebMD. Wearing supportive shoes can also help to ease pain w... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

To build calf muscles, these muscles must be targeted through simple exercises that can be done at home. All that is needed is a sturdy chair. More » Health Fitness & Exercise Muscle Toning

A sharp pain or pulling sensation in the calf muscle usually characterizes a calf muscle tear. Pain is minimal for minor strains but in severe cases, patients experience excruciating pain and weakness. Patients are somet... More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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