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Thoracic outlet syndrome refers to a group of disorders in which nerves or blood vessels are compressed in the space between the collarbone and the underlying rib, called the thoracic outlet. If one of these nerves has been compressed, the result can be chronic numbness, pain, and loss of mobility, all of which can have a negative effect on your overall quality of life.
At The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Center, we are experienced in providing minimally-invasive solutions to all types of thoracic outlet syndrome across the greater Atlanta, GA area. Using the latest technology and treatment techniques, we will work with you to create a customized treatment plan that is designed to relieve your symptoms and help you regain full function.
If you're ready to find relief from your thoracic outlet syndrome, contact The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Center today to schedule a consultation. We will be happy to answer any questions you have and help you get on the road to recovery.
There are three types of thoracic outlet syndrome:
The most common type of thoracic outlet syndrome is neurogenic TOS, which accounts for approximately 80% of all cases.
There are a number of different tests that can be used to diagnose thoracic outlet syndrome. These include:
The treatment for thoracic outlet syndrome will vary depending on the type and severity of the condition. In general, however, the most common treatments include:
The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists are passionate about providing the least invasive treatment possible for thoracic outlet syndrome and other conditions that cause chronic shoulder. When you come in for your appointment with us, we’ll perform a thorough evaluation and discuss the best treatment options for you moving forward.
There are a number of different things that can cause the compression of nerves or blood vessels in the thoracic outlet. These include:
The symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome can vary depending on which type you have. In general, the most common symptoms include:
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, it is important to see The Physicians as soon as possible so that the cause can be properly diagnosed and treated.
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If you’re ready to find relief from symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome, The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists are here to consult with you, answer your questions, and get you started on the road to relief. Schedule your appointment today using our easy online tool.