• Benedictine pitcher back on mound after blood-clot surgery

    By Published On: January 21st, 2019

    Drake Curry said he felt like he was throwing 100 pounds. A baseball had never seemed so heavy to the Benedictine Bulldogs’ pitcher, but Curry and his arm [...]

  • Markelle Fultz’s bizarre injury, explained by a surgeon

    By Published On: January 5th, 2019

    After a two-year stretch of confusion, frustration, internet conspiracies, and unpredictability, Markelle Fultz, the Philadelphia 76ers’ 2017 No. 1 draft pick who suddenly couldn’t shoot a basketball, was [...]

  • Why Athletes are More at Risk for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    By Published On: January 5th, 2019

    “TOS most frequently occurs in relatively young, active and otherwise healthy individuals, particularly those engaged in heavy lifting or repetitive overhead use of their arms,” said Dr. Parth Shah, [...]

  • The sidelining of rising NBA star Markelle Fultz

    By Published On: January 5th, 2019

    Hartford Hospital‏ @hartfordhosp The sidelining of rising NBA star @MarkelleF after a diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) has put a spotlight on this little-know medical condition. [...]

  • Adson’s Sign

    By Published On: January 5th, 2019

    LearntheHeart.com‏ @LearntheHeart Adson's sign: Patient extends neck + turn head to side being tested ➔ hold breath ➔ if radial pulse gone ➔ thoracic outlet syndrome present [...]

  • Bummed out. :(

    By Published On: January 4th, 2019

    I've had pretty crazy past few months. I've never had any health issues before, but after a 9-hour flight back from London at the end of September, I [...]

  • Sixers GM Unsure if Fultz Will Return This Season

    By Published On: January 4th, 2019

    The Philadelphia 76ers are unsure if Markelle Fultz will play again this season. The 20-year-old Fultz was diagnosed this month with thoracic outlet syndrome and is doing physical [...]

  • Delayed Diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    By Published On: January 1st, 2019

    A 50 year-old woman fell down a flight of stairs at work. Pain, numbness and tingling developed rapidly in her left arm, and then in her right arm. [...]

  • Matt Harvey Joins the Angels on a One-Year Deal

    By Published On: December 27th, 2018

    Years ago, when the baseball world looked ahead to this winter’s starry free-agent class, Matt Harvey stood out as an especially compelling name. He started the All-Star Game [...]

  • How can I learn about thoracic outlet syndrome?

    By Published On: December 27th, 2018

    People often ask the best way to learn about thoracic outlet syndrome. Most people have never heard of thoracic outlet syndrome before they receive the diagnosis. But perhaps you have read [...]