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How long does it take to recover from a pulled calf muscle ?

I think I pulled muscle but I m not sure. It s my Calf but it s like on the side near the back and I can walk but it hurts and I can t stretch it at all. I do dance every day if it is pulled how long should I sit out of classes?
Asked On : Sat, 24 Mar 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response


You may have to sit out of the classes for a minimum of 2 days.

Please give adequate rest to your calves. Take over the counter analgesics like paracetamol for 2 days after food.

Topical ointments like Volini also help.

Do not worry, you should be fine soon.


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General & Family Physician Dr. Kamal Kishore Bandil's  Response
Take at least 7 days complete rest.

But you should not dance before pain goes
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