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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome – TOS

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor…   Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is the general term for a condition resulting in the compression of neurovascular structures (nerves of the brachial plexus, subclavian artery & vein) at the thoracic outlet, causing symptoms in the upper extremities, neck and chest.  When it is present, the C8-T1 spinal levels…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Student Report on Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Here`s a blog from a Coop-Student with a Chiropractor in Mississauga… Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Cause: Shoulder/Lower Cervical Trauma Repetitive Shoulder Activity Upper Thoracic neurovascular bundle compression Elongated C7 transverse process   Signs and Symptoms: Unilateral Numbness Tingling/ paresthesia of upper limb and shoulder Swelling of the arm If Neurologic: loss of dexterity If Venous: pain/swelling of arm, cyanosis If Arterial:…