Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
If you participate in activities with repetitive, overhead arm movement, you may have a higher risk for thoracic outlet syndrome. The condition involves compressed blood vessels or nerves in the lower neck and collarbone.
Our advanced treatments help relieve your symptoms and prevent complications such as permanent damage to nerves or tissue.
Thoracic outlet syndrome: Why choose Henry Ford Health System?
At Henry Ford, our skilled vascular surgeons and neurosurgeons provide expert care to diagnose and treat thoracic outlet syndrome.
When you come to us for this complex disorder, you can expect:
- Advanced training and experience: You may need to see one specialist or several, depending on the type of thoracic outlet syndrome suspected. Our vascular surgeons and neurosurgeons have expertise identifying the type of thoracic outlet syndrome and ruling out other conditions. They then help you find the right treatment.
- Comprehensive care focused on you: We work to understand what you’re experiencing and address all of your concerns. Our vascular surgeons perform minimally invasive interventions and surgery to treat thoracic outlet syndrome caused by compressed arteries or veins. When you need treatment for other causes, we coordinate with Henry Ford neurosurgeons or doctors in other medical specialties.
- What is thoracic outlet syndrome?
- What causes thoracic outlet syndrome?
- Symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome
- How do doctors evaluate thoracic outlet syndrome?
- Diagnostic testing for thoracic outlet syndrome
- Treatment for thoracic outlet syndrome at Henry Ford
- Follow-up care for thoracic outlet syndrome