Two weeks ago I crashed on my mountain bike causing the top-tube of my bike to swing into my left calf muscle (as I crashed and flew to the left).
My left calf swole up immediately, and since then I have been in pain.
I did the RICE treatment (rest, ice, compression, elevate) and after a week, it still hurt. Also, one week after the injury, i tried to massage the knots out and fresh, red colored bruises appeared at the specific locations where I was trying to massage. That same day, I spoke to a friend of mine who does muscle therapy, massages, stuff like that and he said to buy a product called "Comfreys" another friend said to use "Arnica" and use a heat pad and alternate while keeping it elevated.
Well, my leg is still pretty sore (mostly noticeable when I wake up in the morning). And still hurts when I attempt to do a little stretching.
Does anyone have a recommendation, or any tips on what I should do?
Asked by aus10m - 0 answers - 4 years 6 weeks ago