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Gastrocnemius Strain (Calf)

What is a gastrocnemius strain?

Common Presentation

Prevention

  • Ensuring strength of muscle through exercise such as calf raises

  • Proper stretching of muscle before physical activity

  • Ensuring proper technique is used for exercise and sport

  • Gradually increasing intensity and duration of exercise

Our Treatment Focus​​​

  • Physiotherapists can offer a conservative approach when managing patients with meniscus injuries. Our treatment focuses on pain relief, restoring function and mobility and this is facilitated via a range of treatment techniques offered by our therapist:

- Shockwave Therapy

- Soft Tissue Release

- Strengthening Exercises

At-Home Exercises

Please note that you should always consult with your doctor or physiotherapist prior to attempting these exercises. Alternatively, feel free to call us on 1300 16 16 88 to speak to one of our physiotherapists to see whether these exercises are suitable for you.

Calf Raises