While muscle injuries are the most common cause of calf pain, there are other causes of calf pain

(1)Achilles Tendonitis/Rupture
(2)Calf Muscle Strain
(3)Plantaris Muscle Rupture
(4)Blood Clots
(5)Cramps
(6)Baker's Cyst

I suggest If you are unsure of your diagnosis, or the severity of your condition, you should seek medical advice before beginning any treatment plan.

Acupuncture is an important aspect of calf pain treatment . Acupuncturist use acupuncture techniques to increase tissue circulation,relive pain and help return patients to their pre-injury level of activity.

The ADAM Encyclopedia offers these suggestions for alleviating or preventing a muscle cramp:

Stop your activity right away, and perform some gentle stretching or massage.
Heat the muscle while it's cramping. Apply ice for pain later.
Take a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug to help manage pain.
Drink plenty of water, a sports drink or take a salt tablet.
Don't push yourself beyond your limit while working out.
Be sure to include enough potassium in your diet.
Stretch your muscles regularly.