||Small to moderate tearing of the calf muscles (soleus and gastronemius).
||Sudden large force of pressure to the calf. Overuse injury common in running and jumping activities.
||Aching, stiffness, pain, swelling and limited range of motion in ankle.
||R.I.C.E.- Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. Reduce activity to promote healing. Light ankle motion and exercises. Icing for 10-15 minutes after exercises, and seek advice on when to begin weighted exercises and stretching.