Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Patient stories

My story - Judy W

I had been to so many different doctors for my shoulder pain. Was even told it was all in my "head," but my husband and I continued searching for answers. We came to Mayo Clinic in Florida, they ran all kinds of tests, they believed my pain. After all those tests, I was diagnosed with [...]

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience diagnosing and treating thoracic outlet syndrome. Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate and treat about 995 people with thoracic outlet syndrome each year.
  • Team approach. Doctors trained in blood vessel surgery (vascular surgery), blood vessel conditions (vascular medicine), chest surgery (thoracic surgery), brain and nervous system conditions (neurology), imaging (radiology), orthopedic surgery, and physical medicine and rehabilitation may work together to diagnose and treat thoracic outlet syndrome.
  • Treatment expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise in treating thoracic outlet syndrome. Doctors offer several treatment options for thoracic outlet syndrome, including physical therapy, medications and surgery.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks #1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for orthopedics and for rehabilitation by U.S. News & World Report.

Aug. 01, 2013