Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is due to compression of elements of the brachial plexus (neurogenic) or subclavian vessels (vascular) in their passage from the neck to the axilla (Fig.
What does TOS stand for?
TOS stands for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
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- The Obesity Society (est. 1982; Silver Spring, MD)
- The Objective Standard
- The Oceanography Society
- The Old Schoolhouse (magazine)
- The Operating System
- The Opposite Sex
- The Organic Standard (journal)
- The Original Series (Star Trek)
- The Other Side
- Theosophical Order of Service (est. 1908)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Scott, 25, who last year had a rib removed after four years of back and shoulder problems caused by Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, signed off with a 79 and was one shot back in a tie for 43rd position.
You will learn how the incidence and types of injuries differ between men and women, including concussions, neck pain, shoulder instability, thoracic outlet syndrome and other nerve entrapments, lumbar spondylolisthesis, sacroiliac dysfunction, trochanteric bursitis, patellofemoral disorders, stress fractures and overuse injuries.
Many of us ended up with carpal tunnel and/or thoracic outlet syndrome, degenerative disc disease and a host of aches and pains.
Ultimately, Alison was examined by a neurologist, who reported she had chronic neck pain, a condition called thoracic outlet syndrome, and 10 percent permanent impairment.
After the chiropractic manipulation, the patient developed a hyperextension injury that led to a traumatic thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) involving the subclavian artery; symptoms resulted from the compression of the neurovascular structures.
A case of pacemaker lead fracture associated with thoracic outlet syndrome.
Schanzer specializes in carotid and lower extremity arterial occlusive disease, complex aortic and renal and mesenteric disease, and thoracic outlet syndrome.