Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

From the PT: a look at Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

US Ski & Snowboard recently hosted a course titled “Medical Emergencies in Skiing and Snowboarding”, which is required training for all physical therapists and athletic trainers working with the team during competitions. As the name would imply, we learned about emergency management of acute injuries: application of cervical collars, tourniquets, back boards, distraction splints, and plenty of other nasty scenarios we hope to never see.  Thankfully, cross country skiing tends to be lower risk when...