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How serious is pain under the collarbone associated with thoracic outlet syndrome?
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In brief: Maybe transient
Many cases of tos respond to physical therapy, feldenkreis postural therapies, or even chiropractic.
Therefore, presence of pain is merely a symptom and can potentially be reversed. Only about 10-15% of patients are considered surgical candidates, but with newer techniques, outcomes are highly favourable these days if patients have positive EMG studies.

In brief: Maybe transient
Many cases of tos respond to physical therapy, feldenkreis postural therapies, or even chiropractic.
Therefore, presence of pain is merely a symptom and can potentially be reversed. Only about 10-15% of patients are considered surgical candidates, but with newer techniques, outcomes are highly favourable these days if patients have positive EMG studies.
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