• Elite Swimmer Overcomes Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    By Published On: June 24th, 2022

    Meet Jake Marcum, an elite college swimmer who overcame TOS. Read his inspiring story.

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  • MLB Star Pitcher Starts Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Comeback

    By Published On: June 10th, 2022

    Steven Strasburg, star pitcher for the Washington Nationals and MVP of the 2019 World Series, pitched last night for the first time since July of 2021. Strasburg was drafted by [...]

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  • Kyle Zimmer’s emotional debut for Royals…

    By Published On: April 3rd, 2019

    Kyle Zimmer had a bright future as a major league pitcher. But his present was darkened by an onslaught of injuries. Thoracic outlet syndrome seemed the final insult, but surprisingly, Kyle is back!

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  • 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 [...]

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  • 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 [...]

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  • 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, [...]

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  • 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. [...]

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  • 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 [...]

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  • Harvey, others see careers rib-born with procedure

    By Published On: January 3rd, 2019

    When patients leave Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis after Dr. Robert Thompson, a vascular surgeon, has removed their first rib as part of thoracic outlet decompression surgery, they [...]

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  • 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 [...]

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