CHRONIC EXERTIONAL COMPARTMENT SYNDROME

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome is an exercise-induced muscle and nerve condition that causes pain, swelling and sometimes disability in the affected muscles of the legs or arms. Anyone can develop the condition, but it’s more common in young adult runners and athletes who participate in activities that involve repetitive impact.

Sources: Mayo Clinic

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Mikayla Smith- NOT TO BE MISTAKEN AS SHIN SPLINTS. This is when fascia around the muscle does not expand and creates a ton of pressure. Treated it by surgery.

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