Deep Vein Thrombosis is sometimes mistaken for a calf strain. The most common location of Deep Vein Thrombosis is in the calf muscle, often after long walks or runs, or post-surgery. If it is misdiagnosed, applied manual and massage techniques could release the clot causing serious complications.
What is it?
Deep Vein Thrombosis is a condition where a blood clot has formed in a vein
Common Signs & Symptoms:
Common symptoms include persistent pain in the calf, tenderness at the point of the clot, sometimes swelling, and sometimes noticeable redness.
Assessment methods involve inquiring into a history of immobilization, evaluating tenderness, and analyzing pain levels and location.
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