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19 Jul 2006

very sore calve muscles - please help!!
Hi there.

I don't know if i'm speaking to the right person but...

I am currently busy with my 4th week of the shape 10km training, and the first two and a half weeks, I ran with Reeboks that I wear everyday, but my calves started getting very sore when I ran. Then last week Wednesday, I went and bought Asics Speva running shoes. Thursday I ran, and it did the same, then I thought, maybe if I rest over the weekend, it would go away. But this morning, when I started with the 4th week's training, it still hurt my calves. It starts to burn, and my feet also. I'm very worried, because I’ve come so far, and I don't want to stop now. Is this maybe because the old shoes hurt me, and it is still not healed, or must my calves just get used to running? I'm thinking about taking this week off, and see if next Monday it is not better. Do you think I must just rest, or is it the shoes, or is it something that won't go away?? I've been through shin splints, which is gone now. I've gone through "miltsteek" and I’m still going. I really don't want to stop now. Any advice or recommendations??? I will appreciate it.

Kitty.
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physiotherapist

01 Jan 0001

Hi A-Type Kitty
Check the answer from a few days earlier

Douglas
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