Thoracic outlet syndrome is experienced as numbness, prickling, pain or decreased blood flow in the shoulders, arms or fingertips.
The thoracic outlet is a bottleneck through which a vital bundle of nerves and blood vessels travel between the head and arm. The space is small and trauma to the neck can cause inflammation of the muscles in the area, which can then squeeze the nerves and result in symptoms.
Because the neck is complex, it can be complicated identifying the exact origin of your pain, and other disorders can mimic the symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome.
If you have been in a motor vehicle accident and have signs of thoracic outlet syndrome, Dr. BenEliyahu is here to help. We can help pinpoint the underlying cause of your problem and develop a treatment plan to help you reclaim your health. We've helped many people in Selden, NY recover from these types of problems since 1983 and we may be able to help you, as well!
Call our office today at (631) 736-4414 for an appointment or for more information.