Compartment Syndrome Pressure Test

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    Apr 06, 2013 12:16 AM GMT
    Hey guys. I have to get a pressure test for exertional compartment syndrome and I was wondering if any of you have head it before. If so, any thoughts on the procedure? I just saw that they inject a huge ass needle into both of my legs but I think they numb the spot where they inject the needle.
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    Apr 06, 2013 12:20 AM GMT
    http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chronic-exertional-compartment-syndrome/DS00789

    And yes I've heard of it, they will use a local in the area they inject.
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    Apr 06, 2013 10:31 AM GMT
    Isn't compartment syndrome an acute emergency?
    Diagnosis is based on clinical diagnosis primarily - ie pain out of proportion with the physical findings?
    Never heard of them doing a routine Stryker needle test.