Cross Country Skiers and Compartment Syndrome

In the musculoskeletal system lecture WFR students learn about the signs and symptoms of compartment syndrome. Repetitive stress is a cause for compartment syndrome to the lower legs.

These two articles are accounts from Olympic ski racers that are suffering from compartment syndrome.

http://www.fasterskier.com/racing6146.html

http://www.cccski.com/main.asp?cmd=doc&ID=5429&lan=0

Submitted by:
Greg Friese, MS, NREMT-P, WEMT
President, Emergency Preparedness Systems LLC

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Cross Country Skiers and Compartment Syndrome

In the musculoskeletal system lecture WFR students learn about the signs and symptoms of compartment syndrome. Repetitive stress is a cause for compartment syndrome to the lower legs.

These two articles are accounts from Olympic ski racers that are suffering from compartment syndrome.

http://www.fasterskier.com/racing6146.html

http://www.cccski.com/main.asp?cmd=doc&ID=5429&lan=0

Submitted by:
Greg Friese, MS, NREMT-P, WEMT
President, Emergency Preparedness Systems LLC

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