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Do patients return to sports after surgery for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome?

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Dr. Blake Miller
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: They can

Yes, they certainly can, especially at a recreational level.
Any surgery can effect an athlete at a high competitive level, depending on the demands of the sport and the surgery that was performed. For instance, if you're a pitcher is the major or minor leagues, it may be difficult to return to your presurgical velocity due to surgical insult and change in mechanics.

In brief: They can

Yes, they certainly can, especially at a recreational level.
Any surgery can effect an athlete at a high competitive level, depending on the demands of the sport and the surgery that was performed. For instance, if you're a pitcher is the major or minor leagues, it may be difficult to return to your presurgical velocity due to surgical insult and change in mechanics.
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