Welcome to TOSS

Bamboo is chosen as a symbol of strength and flexibility. The most renewable life form on earth. The purpose of TOSS is to renew & educate each TOS patient, their families, friends, co-workers & caretakers. To create healing within to live a worthy life, gratified & full of optimism due to our life-changing challenges.

Cyndy La Puma,
TOS Patient, TOSS Director


Mission Statement

  • The purpose of TOSS is to renew each TOS patient and create wonderful healing within us. Like Bamboo we will renew ourselves with strength and flexibility
  • Provide an organization of members that help themselves and their families live with this affliction and offer hope for improvement.

TOSS Goals

  1. To form local support groups of TOS patients, family and friends to exchange experience, ideas and successes, “Face to Face”. 
  2. To provide a portal for the exchange of information for patients and their support system,  (including their doctors, physical therapists,  researchers and alternative care professionals). 
  3. To quantify the extent of TOS as a growing problem in today’s work environment.

To Educate Through TOSS Meetings

  • Help Injured  People understand the nature of their injury. 
  • Where to seek proper diagnosis. 
  • What are the possible treatments. 
  • What has helped others. 
  • Keep up to date with the latest medical developments. 
  • Where to seek treatments with knowledgeable practitioners. 
  • To teach how to manage their own recovery.

“TOSS” Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Society, Inc. A Nonprofit Organization to Support T.O.S. Patients
TOSS is a non profit 501(c)(3) public charity.
All donations are tax deductible to the fullest
extent of the tax law.
www.tossociety.org                 www.tossociety.info