Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome patients look no further!

Myotherapists are commonly seen for neck related pain such as headaches, migraines and muscular pain in general.

When muscles become tight sometimes they can pinch the nerve which can lead to referred pain.

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is a condition in which the nerves are getting compressed due to postural issues, tight muscles and weak posterior chain muscles.

Myotherapists can certainly help you with your Thoracic outlet syndrome. If you are suffering from discomfort then the issue should not be ignored and that MyoActive will be able to provide a resolution to your problem.


Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

 

throacic outlet syndrome
Did you know throacic outlet syndrome can refer down the shoulder into the forearm and wrist?

Causes of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome:

 At MyoActive treatment for TOS would include a thorough history of the presenting complaint, perform an subjective and objective assessment including posture, movement, strength, special tests and palpation, then design and discuss a treatment plan.

The aim of the treatment plan is to get rid of Throacic Outlet Syndrome and treat the muscle imbalances associated with TOS such as forward head posture, internal rotation of the shoulders, weak and tight anterior neck flexors.

As Myotherapist we will listen to your body, the most important thing is to figure out why they keep occuring and develop a plan of attack to prevent them from coming back.

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Treatment:

The aim of the treatment plan is to get rid of Throacic Outlet Syndrome and treat the muscle imbalances associated with TOS such as forward head posture, internal rotation of the shoulders, weak and tight anterior neck flexors.

Management would include an upper body strengthening program by implementing exercises and changing movement patterns.

A Myotherapist should work alongside other allied health practitioners to help manage thoracic outlet syndrome.

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