tight calf muscles and foot pain

Posted by on Dec 29, 2020 in Uncategorized

I increased my magnesium intake just in case as well. Calf strains can cause tightness, pain, and swelling in the back of the lower leg. In particular your calf tightness may be causing your heel to raise earlier in your gait putting more pressure on your forefoot and aggravating your 5th metatarsal pain. When you strain these muscles, fibers get torn. You may also … Plantar fasciitis. While tight calves are not the root cause of most issues, they can exacerbate pain due to increased loading. This interdigital nerve entrapment can lead to numbness, tingling or neuromas. Muscle tightness – In my opinion tight muscles are the most overlooked reason for calf pain when walking.