Advice 1: Why sore calf

Feet carry the load of the entire body. The calf muscle works when a person goes and when standing in one place. The appearance of foot pain is a common occurrence. The young and elderly pain in calf appears for different reasons.



Everyone familiar aching pain in the muscles after intense exercise. Even a short skiing from an untrained person can cause unpleasant sensations in the legs. But the thing is that when the muscle splits energetic compounds and the formation of lactic acid. When elevated expenditure of energy: intense training, heavy physical work, unusual exertion of the body increases the level of its content in the muscles. A temporary accumulation of lactic acid causes pain. To exclude unreasonable burden, to alleviate the condition with the help of a warm foot baths and massage, and after a few days it will go.

Pain in the calves of the legs may occur suddenly, and it testifies to malfunctions in the body. They can be the reason of different diseases: neurological, vascular, infectious. If prolonged standing or sitting occurs heaviness, aching or stabbing pain in the calf, it may be associated with vascular disease. When there is normal blood circulation is disturbed the flow of blood and formed it from stagnating. Because of this increased pressure on the walls of blood vessels and pain. With continued work related to the stay in one position, is formed by chronic venous insufficiency.

Severe pain in calves of legs and occurs when inflammation of the muscles – myositis. From long loads, they get overworked and become inflamed. Calves become unevenly thick and painful, even when pressed. When driving aching pain increases and the skin on inflamed areas red. Prolonged physical stress provokes leg cramps. The calf muscle becomes tight, it reduces the pain. Ending the suffering caused by involuntary contractions of the muscles will help change the body's position. Now lie down on your back and strongly RUB the leg – this will relax the muscle and relieve you from the unpleasant sensation of pain.

Pain in the calf can become diseases of the spine. When changes in the intervertebral discs of the lumbar spine is compressed nerve root of the spinal nerve. Any movement puts pressure on the spine and causes irritation. When this pain radiates in the lower extremities.

During long-term unpleasant sensations in the calf should go to the doctor. These problems do doctors narrow areas: neurologist, phlebologist, surgeon. First of all, they will conduct a survey and establish the cause of ailments, and then the experts will start the treatment.


Advice 2: Why hurt the calves of the legs

Pain in the calf muscles – a fairly common phenomenon, encountered him almost every individual. The reasons for the pain in my calves a lot, it can be sudden, caused by excessive physical activity, and permanent.
The most common cause pain in the calf muscles – vascular disease. Painful sensations can be linked to increased pressure blood vessels that appear due to violation of the outflow of blood. The pain in this situation is whining, stupid character in the legs a feeling of heaviness. Similar symptoms are characteristic of varicose veins.Another reason for pain and heaviness in the legs, and also the appearance of sharp cramps, can be a sedentary lifestyle. When the person long time is in the same position, sitting or standing, disturbed blood circulation in veins and arteries. Blood stasis leads to oxygen starvation of tissues, accumulation in the muscles of toxins – harmful substances.Thrombophlebitis – a fairly common cause of pain in the calves of the legs. The pain is throbbing in nature and changes with time, turning into a burning sensation. Calf thrombophlebitis sick constantly.Another cause of pain in the calf muscles is atherosclerosis. This disease is accompanied by compaction of the walls of blood vessels and muscle "compression". Atherosclerosis pain syndrome is typical for the calf muscles, the discomfort in my feet is worse when walking.Pain in calves of legs to provoke some diseases of the spine. If the cause is directly in the disease of the spine, such as disc displacement, the pain can wear eradiri nature, i.e. the source is not in feet, but the pain only "give" in the calf.The most severe pain in the calves of the legs causes a disease such as myositis – inflammation of skeletal and calf muscles. This is a very serious disease that requires medical treatment, and medical monitoring. Often it occurs as a complication of several diseases, such as influenza. In some cases, myositis is caused by muscle strain or injury.
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