THE HUMAN SPRING APPROACH TO
THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME

by Dr James Stoxen DC., FSSEMM (hon) FWSSEM

GLOSSARY
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ulnar nerve impingement (cubital tunnel syndrome, ulnar nerve syndrome, ulnar tunnel syndrome) – it’s the second most common nerve entrapment after carpal tunnel syndrome. It can cause numbness, tingling and/or pain in the arm and certain fingers.

ultrasound (diagnostic) – an imaging method that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of structures within your body. The images can provide valuable information for diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases and conditions

ultrasound (therapy) – any type of ultrasonic procedure that uses ultrasound for therapeutic benefit.

under diagnose. – to diagnose (a condition or disease) less often than it is actually present.

upper back pain – occurs in the thoracic spine, which is often described as the upper back, middle back, or mid-back. … Upper back pain may be caused by muscular irritation, joint dysfunction, or a herniated disc, which too is very rare in this part of the spine

upper extremity – the upper limb or upper extremity is the region in an animal extending from the deltoid region to the hand, including the arm, axilla and shoulder.

upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (UEDVT) – a blood clot in the veins of the upper extremity.

upper extremity post thrombotic syndrome (PTS) – a complication of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or deep vein blood clot in the upper extremity.

upper limb ischemia – an inadequate blood supply to the upper extremity.

urinary incontinence — the loss of bladder control — is a common and often embarrassing problem. The severity ranges from occasionally leaking urine when you cough or sneeze to having an urge to urinate that’s so sudden and strong you don’t get to a toilet in time.

Urschel’s sign – prominent superficial veins around the shoulder caused by blockage of the vein.

utricle – the larger of the two fluid-filled cavities forming part of the labyrinth of the inner ear (the other being the sacculus). It contains hair cells and otoliths that send signals to the brain concerning the orientation of the head.

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