This occurs when pressure in the muscle builds up to harmful and potentially life threatening levels.
It starts with edema or bleeding that increases pressure in a muscle compartment. This pressure interferes with circulation causing serious medical complications.
➤ intense exercise
Signs & Symptoms
➤ increased swelling
➤ increased pallor
➤ decreased pulse and capillary refill
➤ removal of any blood constriction
➤ raise limb to heart level
➤ neurovascular assessment
➤ subfascial injections (hyaluronidase)