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How to recover from calf injury?


About 3 weeks ago, I reached for a ground ball and while stepping hard to my left, thought someone shot me in the calf (i actually turned around to look for a sniper!). Leg collapsed under me and I had to be carried off. After one week with a plaster splint and crutches, I could walk again with a fairly normal gait and all looked well. Orthopaedic surgeon checked it out and found I could flex in either direction pretty well. One week later, I decide to play again – one step jogging towards first base, I feel the tightness and throbbing pain like the onslaught of a swelling balloon. Three days later and now the calf is the size of a grapefruit and a discoloration and bruise has appeared. ANY IDEAS??