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Exercise-Induced Compartment Syndrome

10/05/2010

Question:

What are the treatments for exercise-induced compartment syndrome?

Answer:

Has this diagnosis has been confirmed by compartment pressure measurements? If so, activity modification and optimizing biomechanics are usually attempted before compartment release surgery. The specifics of which are best discussed with and determined by your physician, who is in the best position to address the particulars of your situation.

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Response by:

Brian L Bowyer, MD Brian L Bowyer, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University