We have a great selection of leg supports and sleeves to treat and prevent calf injuries. The calf braces and sleeves are designed for comfort. They can work around the clock to help reduce pain in the lower leg. Medial Gastrocnemius Muscle, also known as tennis leg, is an incomplete rupture or tear of the calf muscle in the lower leg.

The injury is most common in tennis players or other sportspeople ranging between 35 and 50 years of age. A sudden change in direction during acceleration or sprint to reach a shot can cause medial gastrocnemius muscle injury or tennis leg. People who develop tennis leg may feel sharp and sudden pain. Besides this, the popping sound in the calf and pain while touching the muscles are some other common symptoms.
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Applying ice and elevating the leg above the heart level are the standard conservative measures to treat the tennis leg. A typical recovery session can take up to six weeks. Typically, you can resume exercise and sports after six weeks of rehabilitation. Experts suggest the following workout for tennis payers to prevent tennis leg:

  • Jump squat
  • Walking lunge
  • Step up
  • Side lunge
  • Speed squat

Here are some key points of how calf braces or compression sleeves help to recover calf injury. Calf compression sleeves help limit swelling. They also provide an extra layer of warmth to your legs. For trail runners and those who run in forest preserves, calf compression sleeves add a layer of protection from all kinds of ticks and bugs. However, after a particular race or gruelling training session, calf compression sleeves help heal muscles quickly.

At 360 relief, you can get an incredible selection of leg supports and braces. You can find adjustable calf compressions, neoprene calf sleeves, and other related products. However, that is not the only area we specialize in. You can find a wide range of supporting products to treat many forms of injury and painful conditions.

What's the function of gastrocnemius?

The muscle also functions as a strong knee flexor. It can’t exert full force at both joints at the same time. For instance, gastrocnemius cannot generate as much pressure at the ankle when the knee is flexed.

How do you treat a gastrocnemius muscle injury?
  • Rest
  • Avoid activities such as walking.
  • Applying ice to the affected region. That can help reduce swelling.
  • Medications, whether prescribed or over the counter.
  • Heel raises
  • Sleeve with compression.
  • Exercising to build strength and flexibility.
What happens when your gastrocnemius is torn?

A torn gastrocnemius can cause severe discomfort, limping, and oedema in the posterior calf. It is critical to distinguish this injury from other lower leg injuries.

What does it mean when your gastrocnemius hurts?

A medial gastrocnemius strain is a sudden overstretching of the calf muscle that results in an acute injury. When the injury happens, some people hear a “pop sound” and might experience pain right away, but some people might not feel pain.

What is the function of medial gastrocnemius?

The gastrocnemius muscle, often known as the calf muscle, plays a significant role in jumping, running, and acceleration. It’s located on the lower back of the legs.

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