Exercise-induced leg pain: sifting through a broad differential.


Journal Article

The causes of exertional leg pain are not always easily determined but are often linked to repetitive stress. Medial tibial stress syndrome or periostitis, tibial stress fractures, deep posterior compartment syndrome, exertional compartment syndrome, fascial hernias, peripheral neuropathy, and blood vessel entrapments have characteristic signs and symptoms. A complete history and exam coupled with wise use of adjunctive investigations will lead to the correct diagnosis and treatment.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Korkola, M; Amendola, A

Published Date

  • June 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 35 - 50

PubMed ID

  • 20086577

Pubmed Central ID

  • 20086577

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0091-3847

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3810/psm.2001.06.825


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England