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The non-surgical solution for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Posted by lsmchiropractic1 in Health on March 3rd, 2019

Thoracic Outley Syndrome is one of the most common diagnoses which is affecting around 8% of the population. TOS is a challenging condition that affects the front of your shoulder and neck area just below the “V” shape they meet. This pain of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Madison is often present anywhere between the neck, face, occipital region or into the chest, shoulder, with parathesia to the upper extremity. This results from a compression of the thoracic outlet structures which is just above the first rib and behind a collar bone. Due to the range of signs and symptoms that mainly leads to the diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in Madison. Physical therapist work with the individuals who have TOS to ease their symptoms and restore their upper-body function.

What are the symptoms of TOS?

There are some causes of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Let's have a glace at all the causes.
Lowering the anterior chest wall
Drooping shoulders
Hypertrophy of the scalene muscles
Forward flexed neck
Repetitive stress injuries (Sitting at  the keyboard for long hours)

Exercises to get rid of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

There are some exercises that help you in getting rid of Thoracic Outlet syndrome. Let's have a look at all the exercises.

Corner stretch: This exercise helps tremendously in relieving the situation of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in Madison. Stand in the corner of a room and face the walls about 1 foot away. Reach your arms up and place your palm flat against the wall with one hand on each wall at shoulder height. Slowly lean forward until you feel a stretch across the front of your chest. Hold the position for 5 seconds then release.

Neck stretch: Stretch neck muscles to relieve the pressure on your nerves caused by the thoracic outlet syndrome. You can even do this exercise while sitting on your chair. For this, you need to sit comfortably in a chair, raise your left arm and bring your are left up and over your head, placing your hand on the right side on your head. Lean your left ear towards your left arm to the right side of your neck. Hold it for about 5 seconds then release and repeat on the other side.

Chin tuck:  Here you need to keep your eyes and jaw-level, pull your head straight back as if you are trying to give yourself a double chin. This is a very subtle stretch. You just need to hold it for 5 seconds and then release.


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