Category: Calf Injuries

Sports Massage / Stretch for Athletes in SB – Santa Barbara, Goleta, UCSB, SBCC, Westmont College Athletes

Sports Massage / Stretch for Athletes in SB – Santa Barbara, Goleta, UCSB, SBCC, Westmont College Athletes

The sports massage actually came from the Swedish massage technique. Geared specifically to the athlete, this massage focuses on muscles that have seen a large degree of stress and use, often to the point of overuse. Normally, these are muscles that have seen the repetitive and aggressive movement as a part of the overall sport or competition.

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Calf Injuries, Pulls, Strains, Tears, Ruptures and Myositis

  A calf muscle injury is common in sports. Calf injuries are sometimes known as a ‘pulled Calf’. The term ‘pulled muscle’ comes from the description of how the injury takes place. Usually, the Calf muscle is forcibly stretched beyond its limits and the muscle tissue becomes torn. How long does it take to heal a strained calf muscle? Rest the area by avoiding walking or …

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