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!
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 have come a long way in just five months. The [...]
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 finally diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS). This ailment, often [...]
“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, director of the Thoracic Outlet Center in the Hartford HealthCare [...]
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. https://twitter.com/hartfordhosp/status/1075346759113736192 I feel badly for the elite athletes [...]
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 therapy in Los Angeles. General manager Elton Brand said Saturday [...]
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 are given the 4-centimeter piece of bone to take home [...]
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 for the Mets in 2013 — his first full major [...]