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Patient Profile | Maddie CECS C2Dx

August 8, 2022

Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome in Athletes: A Long Road to Diagnosis Case History Female collegiate soccer player, Maddie Fouts discovers that what she thought was years of recurring shin splints is actually Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS). The delayed diagnosis cost her years of additional pain and anxiety.

Patient Profile | Lacey CECS C2Dx

August 8, 2022

Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome: More than Shin Splints Case History State champion, female high school gymnast, Lacey Scheid was diagnosed with Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS). For months, her trainer and doctors treated her condition as shin splints, reducing her training and recommending that she wear a walking boot. The delayed diagnosis resulted in lost

Diagnosing Compartment Syndrome 

August 7, 2020

If the diagnosis is in question, it is imperative to obtain clinical compartment pressures. Prompt emergency department diagnosis by measuring compartment pressures, using a  STIC pressure monitor, is essential to minimizing patient morbidity and disability in this life-threatening condition. Abstract Compartment syndrome can develop in numerous compartments throughout the body, although it is commonly found in compartments within the arms and legs. Generally, fractures are the cause of