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Old 02-24-09, 06:39 AM   #1
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Torn Gastrocniemius

Not sure about the spelling.

Tore my gastroc muscle last night coaching volleyball. Now I am out for a few weeks. The temperatures were supposed to be great on Wednesday and I was planning on a long 40 - 60 mile bike ride. Now, I am probably out for a few weeks. And stairs are a killer.
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Sorry.

Torn calf muscle - ouch!
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I just strained a similar muscle last year from simply sneezing. I could barely bend over to tie my shoes. Luckily for me it only lasted a couple weeks. The pain was so sharp though the first couple days i thought for sure i had a hernia.
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Ouch! Get well soon.

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Get well soon! Good luck with the recovery.

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I'm a dubm sas i was way off lol
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I was out for the rest of the volleyball season the last time. This time I was only coaching and teaching how to block, so I wasn't jumping my maximum otherwise I think it would be a lot worse. I sure hope for a quick recovery.
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