Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Glossary for Thoracic outlet syndrome

  • Arm conditions: Conditions that affect the arm
  • Arm pain: Pain or discomfort of one or both arms
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Hand or wrist problems; often from repetitive motion.
  • Chest pain: Pain in the chest area.
  • Circulatory system conditions: Medical conditions affecting the heart and the circulatory system.
  • Deformity symptoms: Various types of deformity
  • Finger pain: Pain affecting the fingers
  • Hand conditions: Any condition that affects the hand
  • Hand pain: Pain affecting one or both hands
  • Hypothermia: Low body temperature
  • Neck conditions: Any condition that affects the neck
  • Paresthesia: Pins-and-needles or burning-like sensations.
  • Physical conditions: Any condition that physically affects an individual
  • Raynaud's phenomenon: Blood vessel constriction attacks affecting fingers and/or toes.
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome: A condition characterized by pain and reduced range of motion in the shoulder and hand of the affected arm.
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis: A form of arthritis where the cartilage which cushions the bones in the shoulder joint as they move against each other, becomes progressively degraded and damaged. This causes problems such as pain, stiffness and impaired movement. Pain is not present in all cases however, with some patients imply suffering joint stiffness. Primary osteoarthritis occurs as the person ages but results from repetitive use and/or high mechanical stress on the joint. It is not a direct result of the aging process. Secondary osteoarthritis is the result of such things as injury to the joint, joint infection, obesity, ligament damage, joint overuse, hormonal problems, pregnancy and various other conditions. Family history seem to play a factor in developing the condition.
  • Shoulder Pain: A pain that occurs in the shoulder. There is often other associated symptoms depending on the cause of the shoulder pain. For example, swelling may indicate a broken bone.
  • Shoulder pain: A pain that occurs in the shoulder. There is often other associated symptoms depending on the cause of the shoulder pain. For example, swelling may indicate a broken bone.
  • Transient osteoporosis of the hip: Focal pain conditions in the hip often interchangeably termedreflex sympathetic dystrophyor transient osteoporosis.
  • Ulnar nerve injury: Damage to the ulnar nerve in the elbow and arm.
  • Upper limb conditions: Any medical condition affecting the upper limbs, i.e. the arms, elbows, hands, etc.

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise