1 doctor weighed in:

If i play softball and I have compartment syndrome what should I do to prevent having surgery?

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: See below

First of all confirm that you have a cs by c.
Pressure studies (post exercise even). From the sound of it, you might have a chronic comp. Syndrome. If that's the case then it might help to gradually increase your physical activities. This may probably prevent having surgery. If you have cs at this young age, the surgical option might be a good one, for longterm results, though.

In brief: See below

First of all confirm that you have a cs by c.
Pressure studies (post exercise even). From the sound of it, you might have a chronic comp. Syndrome. If that's the case then it might help to gradually increase your physical activities. This may probably prevent having surgery. If you have cs at this young age, the surgical option might be a good one, for longterm results, though.
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Buck Parker
Board Certified, Surgery
14 years in practice
468K people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors