Calf Injuries and Pain

Calf injuryCalf injuries can be one of the most painful conditions of sporting and non sporting people alike, whereby it can limit the amount of running/walking a particular individual is able to do. Calf pain can range from a deep ache to a sharp pain as if you have been hit by a stone in the painful area. Calf pain and injuries can be assoicated with the following


Causes of Calf Injuries and Pain

Calf injuries and pain can be caused by

  • Tight Calf muscles
  • Poor Biomechanics
  • Tight Gluteal Muscles
  • Weak Gluteal Muscles
  • Overtraining
  • Poor Core Stability
  • Too Much Too Soon
  • Poor Footwear
  • Sprinting
  • Jumping
  • Long distance running



The team at Galway Bay Physio Chartered Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic will be able to diagnose your calf injury or pain through a thorough physical examination. Following this examination we will inform you of the steps needed to help you recover from the injury or pain, and also to ensure that the problem does not re-occur.



There are a variety of treatment techniques which we can do to help you recover from your injury or pain including,

  • Dry needling
  • Soft Tissue Release
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Biomechanical Analysis
  • Prescription of Orthotics

The key to recovery and prevention or re-occurrence of calf injuries and pain is to highlight the factors involved in the issues and to ensure that they are addressed in order to ensure best possible outcomes. The team at Galway Bay Physio Chartered Physiotherapy and sports Injury Clinic will assess and advise you on the individualised Home Exercise Programme neccessary for a successful outcome of you calf injury and pain

If you are unsure of whether or not you are suitable to attend a Chartered Physiotherapist, feel free to contact us for a free telephone or email consultation, you can be assured that we will inform you if you are not suitable to attend Galway Bay Physio Chartered Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic.


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