What is Heel and Calf pain?
Every mile you walk puts 60 tons of stress on each foot. Your feet and legs can handle a heavy load, but too much stress pushes them over their limits. When you pound your feet on hard surfaces playing sports or wear shoes that irritate sensitive tissues, you may develop heel pain or calf pain, the most common problem affecting the foot and ankle.
A sore heel or calf will usually get better on its own without surgery if you give it enough rest. However, many people try to ignore the early signs of pain and keep on doing the activities that caused it. When you continue to use a sore heel or calf, it will only get worse and could become a chronic condition leading to more problems. Surgery is rarely necessary.