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MUDMONSTER81 SparkPoints: (38,612)
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6/25/13 11:40 A

Hey Rock Climber2,

I am doing a lot better. It just took lots of time. Its been almost 4 months and still have some pain now and then. I am back to walking about two miles a day. Some days are worse than others but I have been released from docs supervision and told I can return to what ever I would like to do.

I do a good bit of fourwheeling and I can feel it in my calf still when walking on rocks. So I just go a little slower now.

One strange thing is I can no longer walk on a ruberized track. After two laps I can feel it. I can walk all day on concrete and asphalt.

ROCK_CLIMBER2 Posts: 328
6/15/13 4:00 P

Hey Mudmonster81,
How is the prognosis? Any improvement? Just noticed the dang dates on the thread

Edited by: ROCK_CLIMBER2 at: 6/15/2013 (16:01)
ROCK_CLIMBER2 Posts: 328
6/7/13 1:29 A

Ouch,
Hope you recover well and can get back into the swing of things. Never had that happen to myself. I would have to say listen to the orthopedic, next time you go back have dialog about your findings on the net. Or you could get a second opinion. Good luck.

VATRUCKER SparkPoints: (20,629)
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3/18/13 9:05 P

have not torn calf, but I did rip a bicept and didn!t give it time to heal and now somedays it hurts so bad I can!t lift dooldy squat.Give it time to heal emoticon emoticon its hurts right now

WASCHULL1 SparkPoints: (99,582)
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3/18/13 8:04 P

Listen to your doc. If you don't trust the advise get a second opinion. I'm not sure seeking medical advice on a message board is a wise decision but...

MARTYJOE SparkPoints: (18,433)
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3/18/13 4:41 P

Start with rest then slowly stretch...if you feel pain stop.

MUDMONSTER81 SparkPoints: (38,612)
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3/16/13 12:56 P

So 7 days ago I tore my calf muscle playing tennis with the wife. I visted the doc and he sent me to an Orthopaedic. The tear is about 3" long and was measered using an sonogram. The Orthopaedic put me on rest and I was given a boot to wear that immobilizes the ankle and calf.

From most everything I have read on the internet says I should be using and stretching the calf not immobilizing the calf.

Anyway my question is any of you guys ever suffer a torn calf? What was your treatment? Anything I can do to speed up healing?

Thanks
Ray

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