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Clinical Features of a Partial Rupture of the Medial Head of the Gastrocnemius Muscle (Tennis Leg)

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery

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Description:

Tennis leg refers to lower leg pain caused by a partial rupture of the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle. The partial rupture occurs when an eccentric load is placed across the ankle while the knee is in extension.

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