Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Car Accidents

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is a common problem after an auto injury, and it's something that Dr. Russell and Dr. Janda sees often in our Henderson, NV office. Why is thoracic outlet syndrome such a common problem after an auto injury? How can chiropractic care help you heal?

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

In a collision, these muscles can be stretched and strained. If damaged, the muscles become inflamed 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 numbness in the shoulder, elbow and even the wrist. Pressure on the blood vessels can also cause problems in the arm.

Henderson, NV Thoracic Outlet Treatment

Chiropractic adjustments 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.

Let us help you recover from thoracic outlet syndrome. Dr. Russell and Dr. Janda has helped many patients with the same problem, and we can probably help you, too. First, we'll do a careful evaluation to figure out the root cause of your pain, and then decide how to restore your body's 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.

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