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In this issue of Rehab Grand rounds, specialists join together to discuss diagnosing running injuries with a focus on a clinical case study.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss common running-related injuries to the lower extremities.
  • Evaluate, diagnose, and manage chronic exertional compartment syndrome.
  • Identify high-risk lower extremity stress fracture locations

Reading Resources:

  1. Dias Lopes A, Hespanhol LCJ, Yeung SS & Pena Costa LO. What are the main running-related musculoskeletal injuries? A systematic review. Sports Med 2012; 42(10): 891-905.
  2. Lack S, Barton C, Vicenzino B & Morrissey D. Outcome predictors for conservative patellofemoral pain management: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports Med 2014; 44; 1703-1716.
  3. Wright AA, Hegedus EJ, Lenchik L, Kuhn KJ, Santiago L, Smoliga JM. Diagnostic Accuracy of Various Imaging Modalities for Suspected Lower Extremity Stress Fractures: A Systematic Review with Evidence-Based Recommendations for Clinical Practice. Am J Sports Med 2015; XX(X): 1-9.
  4. Aweid O, Del Buono A, Malliaras P, Iqbal H, Morrissey D, Maffulli N, Padhiar N.  Systematic Review and Recommendations for Intracompartmental Pressure Monitoring in Diagnosing Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Leg. Clin J Sport Med 2012; 22(4): 356-370.


Doctors Stone, Knippel, and Roscher have reported no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

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The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .5 contact hour.

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Release Date: 1/14/16 | Last Modified On: 1/14/16 | Expires: 1/16/17

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