A calf strain occurs when you tear your gastrocnemius or soleus muscle, the two largest muscles in your calf. Calf strains can be mild, resulting in minimal functional limitation, or severe, causing excruciating pain and limiting your ability to move or bear weight on the affected leg. Yoga stretches may help prevent and rehabilitate calf strains. If you have a calf strain, consult your doctor or physical therapist before beginning a yoga practice.
A structured rehabilitation program is important for optimum recovery from a calf strain. We outline an example of a calf strain rehab schedule below for grade 1,2 and 3 injuries. This rehabilitation programme is intended as a guide only. We recommed seeking professional advice before carrying ou