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What Exercises Help With Pectus Excavatum To Make One Look More Regular
None.: Pectus is a problem of the cartilages between the ribs and the sternum. Sometimes equal on both side, sometimes one side worse than the other. Not really made better by exercise, but well-developed and symmetric pectoralis muscles and well-developed abdominal muscles ("six-pack") can distract viewers from the pectus. E.G. If mr. Olympia had a pectus, would anyone notice? ...Read more
Posture exercises: Pectus is a structural abnormality of the cartilages. There are no exercises that you can do that can change that. Pectus patients often slouch, to try and reduce the appearance. ...Read more
Will exercise help to change pectus excavatum ?... if yes may i know what exercises to be done sir?
Pectus excavatum: Pectus excavatum can be surgically repaired, but surgery is usually reserved for people who have moderate to severe signs and symptoms. People who have mild signs and symptoms may be helped by physical therapy. Certain exercises can improve posture and increase the degree to which the chest can expand. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pectus-excavatum/basics/treatment/con-20028599 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a minimal case of pectus excavatum. Can i improve and or cure my chest with weighted exercise and other exercises of that nature?
Pectus treatment: Mild cases of pectus excavatum in young patients can be treated without surgery. Here is a link with information about exercises and use of chest bracing: <a href='http://www.Orthopectus.Net/index.Php?Option=com_content;view=article;id=3;itemid=2' rel='nofollow' target='_blank'>http://www.Orthopectus.Net/index.Php?Option=com_content;view=article;id=3;itemid=2</a>. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have a pectus excavatum and prominent rib on one side.Will the damage on my ribcage be permanent?
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