Re: torn gastroncemius muscle in calf

When I tore my Gastroc my Orthopedic surgeon had me completely off it for two weeks. After that I went to work but had to keep it elevated for 4 more weeks. I was icing all the time. 6-8 weeks of PT afterwards helped me recover.

If I were you I would see an orthopedic surgeon. My family doctor and Ortho surgeon were also very concerned about circulation loss due to the bruising and internal bleeding. Better safe than sorry.

Posted By Doug on September 21, 2007 at 18:25:50:

In Reply to: torn gastroncemius muscle in calf posted by Kerry on September 16, 2007 at 11:48:20:

Proven effective in the treatment of swelling and edema of the ankle joints. Controlled, uniform compression throughout entire effected area.

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