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Injury Information: Calf Strain

The calf muscles are located in the back of the lower leg. They are responsible for raising you up onto your toes and pushing off when you walk and run. There are 2 calf muscles, Gastrocnemius and Soleus.

An Injury to one of these muscles can occur during sports that involve running jumping and changing direction.

For common exercises used for Calf muscle injuries click here.