Thoracic output syndrome refers to a group of conditions characterized by the compression of nerves, arteries and veins passing through the space between the clavicle and the first rib. This space is called the chest socket.
Anything that narrows the space inside a chest outlet can put pressure on blood vessels and nerves. This can cause pain in the neck, shoulders and arms.
Chest syndrome can develop if a person has a bad posture, if they hurt their shoulders or if they perform repetitive shoulder and arm movements.
People tend to develop symptoms of thoracic syndrome in early adulthood, according to the authors of one
Treatments for thoracic syndrome include physical therapy, medicine, and surgery to increase the size of the chest socket and reduce pressure from blood vessels and nerves.
Read on to learn more about thoracic syndrome, its symptoms and how doctors can diagnose and treat it. This article also provides some shoulder strengthening exercises that can help relieve the symptoms of thoracic syndrome.
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