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Constant Calf Muscles Pain

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  • Posted By: Nikunj
  • October 20, 2011
  • 07:40 PM

I have been suffering from Calf Muscles Pain since I was 5 or 6 years old. I am 26 years old now and the pain still persists. Sometimes the pain is usually low, almost negligible and sometimes the pain is unbearable. During day time, when I am engaged in work, I may or may not feel the pain. But during nights, the pain is almost always there. As of lately, my thighs have also started paining. I dont understand whether the pain is psychological or I am suffering from a disease or deficiency which may lead into serious troubles in the future. Kindly help me out.

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  • I have been suffering from Calf Muscles Pain since I was 5 or 6 years old. I am 26 years old now and the pain still persists. Sometimes the pain is usually low, almost negligible and sometimes the pain is unbearable. During day time, when I am engaged in work, I may or may not feel the pain. But during nights, the pain is almost always there. As of lately, my thighs have also started paining. I dont understand whether the pain is psychological or I am suffering from a disease or deficiency which may lead into serious troubles in the future. Kindly help me out. I know this is a little late, but it may still prove useful. Here are some things that might help ease the pain and some suggestions on possible next steps: Calf pain and low magnesium go hand in hand, so increase your magnesium intake. The best form I've found requires a bit of mixing at home, but is well worth it...a Godsend in fact...is magnesium bicarbonate water. Google for the recipe. It got me off powerful pain killers for my myofascial pain, and quickly..it's super cheap to make as well. Also, increase your B-vitamin intake, especially B6 in its active form (P5P), B9 (methylfolate) and B12 (methylcobalamin) in their bioactive, methylated forms. Be sure you're getting adequate vitamin C as all these things are involved in a complicated and interdependent series of enzyme mediated processes. If you can't get an hour or so of full sunlight directly on your skin, then supplement with vitamin D...many muscles pains resolve with this one fix. You should notice a dramatic improvement in your pain from the Mg bicarb in as soon as a few hours, the B's work fast too and they all keep improving things over time, so don't quit once the pain is gone as other important processes will benefit from the proper nutrients. Repleting a magnesium takes months and needs to continue for life...read up on magnesium deficiency and you will learn about one of the worst health problems facing modern, and esp. American society. It is tragic and easily preventable. If you can feel distinctly tight bands in the muscles with painful trigger points near the center of the bands, and possibly at the tendonous attachments, then you will need to do trigger point therapy to resolve them. Read Claire Davies excellent book, The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook. It will teach you how to use a special type of deep massage to get the trigger points to release. Trigger point injections and dry needling are also very effective. Stretching the muscle fascia slowly and often using heat is quite helpful at preventing and resolving many problems of painful muscles and tendons. Good luck.
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