Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

The thoracic outlet is a space where blood vessels and nerves leave the torso on their way to the arm. It is formed by the first rib and the collar bone. The outlet is tightly packed, and there are a number of things that can cause compression to those blood vessels, or nerves, or both. […]

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Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow

Tennis Elbow Tennis elbow is the more common of the two, affecting the muscles on the outside of the forearm. The technical term is lateral epicondylitis. Although it’s commonly referred to as “tennis” elbow, it is linked to most racket sports, including squash and badminton, as inefficient technique on backhand swings can overstrain the extensor muscles […]

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