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I have a tight knotted feeling in the back of my calf which

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I have a tight knotted feeling in the back of my calf which happened a week ago when I changed from flat pumps into shoes with a slight wedge. I have been doing this since I hurt my knee which I have been attending physiotherapy for since the beginning of March . The tightness and stiffness has not faded at all which I would have expected it to by now. Sometimes my calf feels not as loose as my other leg. It is also difficult to walk. Iam concerned, can you advise?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
I would immediately get an exam and ultrasound.

Even though you do not have swelling, this can still be a clot, particularly with the previous problems.

It can be muscular, needing a different therapy than you are getting, but clots can spread, and you would want to avoid this.

I would see a doctor today, get the ultrasound today.
Let me know if you have further questions.
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