What is Tennis Leg?

Tennis leg is the name given to a tearing of the musculotendinous junction of the medial (inside) head of the gastrocnemius (calf muscle). Typically tennis leg occurs in the middle-aged athlete following movements involving sudden knee extension such as jumping or pushing off – movements frequently seen in the game of tennis.

Tennis leg presents as a sudden pain in the back of the upper calf followed by an inability to walk on the toes.

Book Now With Precision Health today and take the first step towards better health!

Book Now

Take care of your health with precision!

Precision Health Spine & Sports clinic treats a diverse range of neuromuscular and skeletal biomechanical disorders. Whether you are having trouble with your knees, you have a pain in the neck, or if you are just feeling stiff and sore, we can help you with our suite of treatment options that can be tailored especially for you. Take a look at the wide range of disorders we can help you with. Whether you need chiropractic treatment, remedial massage, physiotherapy, podiatry or a combination of disciplines, we have the expertise to decrease your pain and discomfort and increase your mobility and quality of life.