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Why did I hurt my leg when stretching?

by admin on February 12, 2010

Yesterday I was sitting on the sofa and a stretched out my leg, but I must have done it at a weird angle, because my entire calf muscle tensed up really tight, and I had excruciating pain in my leg for about 2 minutes. I was screaming and rubbing it until I could ‘move it back into place. It was so strange and painful. It was then sore to walk normally because when my heel touched the ground, my muscle was stretched and it really hurt so I had to walk on my toe. This morning it was alright though so I took some painkillers and went to work.
Why did this happen?

I have also in the past hurt my foot by ‘clicking’ the arch out of place, and I can actually do it on purpose by bending my foot inwards.

i don’t know why it happened but ive had that before, i was in bed one morning and i stretched and my leg just went really stiff and was excruciatingly painful.
i get it every now and again but im not entirely sure why :/

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