A few months ago I noticed a sharp pain deep within my right calf muscle. At first I brushed it off and continued running every day but when I realised that the pain was gradually getting worse, I stopped running altogether. I have been resting for around three months now, but, unfortunately, the pain still hasn't gone away. The pain is even more pronounced than usual in the mornings, or whenever I massage my calf. What could the injury be? I'm thinking that I might have suffered micro tears, which have probably healed now, but due to scar tissue, are still causing me stiffness/pain. I'm no expert though so any advice anybody could give me would be much appreciated. I'm desperate to start running again but I don't want to cause any more damage...
Thanks in advance!
Here's an article that may help. It sounds like exactly your problem. This article specifically uses "The Stick", but other forms of massage should work as well.