Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Auto Injury

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Auto Injury

We manage many car accident cases in in our Mid-Wilshire, LA office, and a widespread symptom we see in our patients is thoracic outlet syndrome. What causes thoracic outlet syndrome after a car crash? How can chiropractic care help?

The thoracic outlet is a bundle of blood vessels and nerves that travel 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 through the strong bands of muscles that support your head.

In a crash, these muscles can be stretched and strained. If damaged, the muscles become inflamed and sore, and they can develop scar tissue which restricts movement and puts stress on the tissues of the thoracic outlet. Pressure on the nerves can cause tingling or pins and needles in the shoulder, elbow and even the wrist. Pressure on the blood vessels can also cause problems in the arm.

Mid-Wilshire, LA Thoracic Outlet Treatment

Chiropractic can be an effective way to treat thoracic outlet syndrome, as Dr. Joseph Hakimi 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. Joseph Hakimi has helped many people with the auto injury same condition, and we can probably help you, too. First, we’ll do a careful examination to determine 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 (213) 984-4575 and we’ll get you back on the road to health.

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