Calf Strain (Tear)

Calf-Strain

Last updated: 7th October, 2017   What is it: Overstretching or tearing off part of the calf muscle Symptoms:  Pain behind the knee or in the back of the calf, bruising, swelling & difficulty walking Aggravating Activities: Walking, running, pushing down through toes Onset: Can occur suddenly when changing speed or direction or gradually from repetitive running or jumping Treatment: rest, PRICE, […]

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Who is an Orthopedic Surgeon?

Orthopedic Surgeon Selection

Last updated: 26th June, 2018  Orthopedic surgeons specialize in surgeries associated with the musculoskeletal system. They are trained to operate on our skeleton and its attachments, like joints, ligaments, tendons, and their surrounding muscles and nerves. They may either perform all general surgeries related to the musculoskeletal system or have a specialization. For instance, an orthopedic […]

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