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Treatment Options for Thoracic Inlet Syndrome

Treatment for Thoracic Inlet Syndrome - TIS depends on the severity of symptoms and the underlying cause. Conservative treatments are usually attempted first, and may include:

  1. Physical therapy: Exercises and stretches can help improve posture, strengthen muscles, and increase range of motion in the neck and shoulder.
  2. Medication: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or corticosteroids may be prescribed to manage pain and inflammation.
  3. Ergonomic adjustments: Modifying workstations or activities to reduce strain on the neck and shoulder can help alleviate symptoms.
  4. Heat or cold therapy: Applying heat or cold packs to the affected area can help manage pain and inflammation.