Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Car Accidents

If you have thoracic outlet syndrome after an auto collision, don't despair. Dr. Vinh Tran, DC, CCSP sees this type of condition very often in our Westchester, White Plains, NY office. What causes thoracic outlet syndrome after an auto injury? How can chiropractic help?

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

In a crash, these muscle groups can be stretched and strained. If damaged, the muscles become inflamed and sore, and they can develop scar tissue which limits movement 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 hand. Pressure on the blood vessels can also cause problems in the arm.

Westchester, White Plains, NY Thoracic Outlet Treatment

Chiropractic adjustments can be an effective way to treat thoracic outlet syndrome, as Dr. Vinh Tran, DC, CCSP 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. Vinh Tran, DC, CCSP has helped many people with the same condition, and we can probably help you, too. Dr. Vinh Tran, DC, CCSP 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 (914) 421-1502 and we'll get you back on the road to health.


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