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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (cont.)

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Is it possible to prevent thoracic outlet syndrome?

It's possible to prevent thoracic outlet syndrome by maintaining relaxed tissues of the upper chest. This can involve exercises and therapies designed to loosen the tissues around the shoulders and neck.

REFERENCES:

Koopman, William, et al., eds. Clinical Primer of Rheumatology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003.
Ruddy, Shaun, et al., eds. Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2000.


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