21 01, 2019

5 Tips to Find Out if You Have TOS

By |2019-01-21T20:19:51-08:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome|Tags: |1 Comment

Many patients with TOS tell us their stories. One common thread patients tell us is that they see many doctors before they are correctly diagnosed with TOS. If you think you have TOS, we would like to offer 5 simple [...]

5 01, 2019

Why Athletes are More at Risk for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

By |2019-01-05T08:27:11-08:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome?|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

“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 [...]

5 01, 2019

Adson’s Sign

By |2019-01-05T03:18:05-08:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: TOS News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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 https://twitter.com/LearntheHeart/status/1076004828944523264 Unfortunately, this simply isn't correct. Alfred Adson [...]

1 01, 2019

Delayed Diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

By |2019-01-23T05:51:26-08:00January 1st, 2019|Categories: TOS Case Studies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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. The patient sought help from a series of doctors. None [...]

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