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Chronic exertional compartment syndrome testing: a minimalist approach
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    • Pria Krishnasamy, Speciality Registar in Sport and Exercise Medicine
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      • Jonathan Houghton

    Exercise Induced lower leg pain is a common condition with a number of differential diagnoses which commonly overlap, one of which is chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS). Traditionally, CECS is thought to be caused by elevated pressures in a muscular compartment and is commonly diagnosed by measuring elevated intramuscular pressures.

    However, as discussed by Hislop and Batt (2011), there continues to...

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