Chronic exertional compartment syndrome is one of the most common causes of pain, numbness, and foot drop, most often seen in runners.
Marc Gruner, DO, MBA, RMSK
Dr. Marc Gruner, DO, MBA, RMSK is a Mayo Clinic-trained sports medicine physician. He attended VCOM/Virginia Tech for his joint medical and business degree. Dr. Gruner completed his residency in physical medicine & rehabilitation at Georgetown University/National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C. He then completed his sports fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Gruner specializes in the prevention and treatment of sports medicine injuries. He has trained with the leading experts in ultrasound and regenerative medicine at Mayo Clinic. He has received expertise in cutting edge ultrasound guided surgeries. Some of his procedures include minimally invasive ultrasound-guided carpal tunnel release, percutaneous tenotomy (Tenex procedures), tendon scraping, neural releases, ultrasound guided fasciotomy for compartment syndrome, and regenerative medicine injections (BMAC, Lipogems, Prolotherapy, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)).
Dr. Gruner has authored published peer-reviewed articles; presented lectures; and written book chapters on sports-related injuries, value-based health care, diagnostic ultrasound, and regenerative medicine. Over the years, he served as team physician for professional basketball teams, college-level and high school teams. He is an active member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR) and the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine (AMSSM). He received his Registered in Musculoskeletal® (RMSK®) certificate which is the highest standard of ultrasound in medicine.
He is passionate about teaching and helping patients understand the evidence of sports medicine treatments. Working with Medicare (CMS), leading national organizations, and regenerative registries, he is a strong believer in measuring patient reported outcomes to demonstrate value for various treatments.
Dr. Gruner was born and raised locally in Bethesda, Maryland. He lives with his wife Rachel and enjoys hiking the Billy Goat Trail, basketball, volleyball, and going to the beach.
Ankle and Foot
- Ankle Sprain
- Foot Arthritis
- Ankle Arthritis
- Plantar Fascitis
- Achilles Tendonitis
- Peroneal Tendonitis
- Morton’s Neuromas