Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Auto Injury

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is a common symptom after an auto collision, and it's something that Dr. Russell and Dr. Janda sees frequently in our Henderson, NV office. Let's look at the root cause of thoracic outlet syndrome after an auto injury and see how your chiropractor can help.

The thoracic outlet is a bundle of nerves and blood vessels that pass through your neck and shoulder to your arm. These vessels don't have a lot of room, so they travel under and through the strong bands of muscles that support your head.

In a crash, these muscles can be stretched and strained. If damaged, the muscles become swollen and tender, and they can develop scar tissue which restricts motion and puts pressure on the tissues of the thoracic outlet. Pressure on the nerves can cause tingling or pins and needles in the shoulder, elbow and even the hand. Pressure on the blood vessels can also cause problems in the arm.

Henderson, NV Thoracic Outlet Treatment

Chiropractic can be an effective way to treat thoracic outlet syndrome, as Dr. Russell and Dr. Janda will help improve mobility in your spine and restore normal nerve function in your neck and shoulder.

If you've been injured in a car crash and you're struggling with thoracic outlet syndrome, Dr. Russell and Dr. Janda is here to help. Dr. Russell and Dr. Janda will first determine what's causing your pain and then work to restore your body to its natural functioning. Ready to make an appointment? Give us a call at (702) 990-2225 and we'll get you back on the road to health.

November 07, 2016
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At Advanced Spine & Rehabilitation, based in Henderson and Las Vegas Nevada, we strive to go beyond the expected to deliver the most positive patient encounter possible. Chiropractic care brings relief to patients who have previously been living in pain, without the harmful effects of drugs or surgery. Our Henderson chiropractors can explain how chiropractic can add years to your life and life to your years.