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Injury to the calf muscle caused by strain leads to swelling. Bruising might be present. Strain occurs when the muscle fibers tear. If the calf muscle is partially or completely torn, bruising swelling and pain are present. Rupture can sometimes be obvious if the muscle "balls up" at the top of the calf. #Ares #Kinesiology #Tape #Taping

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I’m excited to have James Dunne of Kinetic Revolution guest posting for me today. James is a physical therapist based out of Norwich, England who specializes in running injury prevention and rehab. James has a fantastic YouTube Channel with all kinds of helpful videos geared towards distance runners of all abilities. Be sure to check out his channel HERE. You can read more about James HERE. There are a few areas of the body which us runners place under considerable stress and strain with…

Plantar Fasciitis plagues many people, especially runners, but it doesn't have to. There are some simple things you can do to prevent and cure plantar fasciitis forever. #running #plantarfasciitis

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7 Important Exercises You're Probably Neglecting

Just a few minutes a day can help keep the sprains away. If it's been a while since you gave those joints any extra attention so check out an ankle-strengthening exercise for each day of the week.

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Overview Symptoms Treatment Causes Exercises Taping Interviews Stretching is an important part of treatment in particular stretching the calf muscles at the back of the lower leg. This will also help prevent the injury recurring once training begins again. In some cases strengt

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Calf and Shoulder Stretch at the Wall

Calf and Shoulder Stretch at the Wall: This stretch is a great multitasking stretch that opens the shoulders as well as the calves.Stand in front of a wall with your feet together. Place your hands on the wall shoulder-width apart.Rock your weight back on your heels without locking your knees, so your toes get pulled off the ground. Reach your bum out as far as you can by lengthening through your spine. Tuck your chin to feel a deep stretch in the back of your neck.Stay here for thirty…

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