Pop Goes Terry’s Calf Muscle [Updated]
Last week I somehow managed to tear the muscles in my left leg as I was getting my son's bags out of the car. While leaning over the seat I felt--and heard--three distinct pops, and then wept like a small girl. I was told in the emergency room that I should follow up with an orthopedist in about a week. Today, I saw Dr. May at St. Luke's Orthopedics. He gave me good news and bad news.
Pop Goes Terry’s Calf Muscle
Last week I leaned over to pick up one of my son's toys off the floor and I felt something "pop" in my calf muscle that was immediately followed by the sensation of water running down my leg, and then searing, blinding pain. Assuming that I had just pulled a muscle, I did my best to hobble around and aside from a few aches and pains, my leg started feeling better. Until this morning when