Thank you for the information,
You can use brace.
For avoiding strain & healing of the ligament, different exercise programs are available.
Gradual rehab is done.
You can contact a physical medicine specialist.
You can see this authentic link on it.
However, the reduction in size of the calf needs an evaluation by doctor.
There can be atrophy or thinning of muscle from neurological or muscle cause.
Disuse atrophy can occur.
Sometimes, low blood circulation from narrowed vessel can be a factor.
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