Anterior Compartment Syndrome

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Anterior compartment:
Clinical features:
Pain during exercise felt lateral to anterior border of tibia. Sometimes paraesthesia in first interspace. Anterior compartment feels tight to palpation.
Treatment:
Activity modification; transverse frictions; vacuum cupping; surgery (fasciotomy)

External Links:
Should we transition all anterior compartment syndromes to forefoot striking?

 
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