Exertional Leg Pain in the Athlete

Sathish Rajasekaran, Kylie Kvinlaug, Jonathan T. Finnoff

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Exertional leg pain is a common condition seen in athletes and the general population. Although the differential diagnosis of exertional leg pain is broad, this article focuses on the incidence, anatomy, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, management, and return-to-play guidelines of chronic exertional compartment syndrome and vascular and nerve entrapment etiologies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)985-1000
Number of pages16
JournalPM and R
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2012


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