Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Exercises Help With Pectus Excavatum To Make One Look More Regular

Share
1

1
What exercises help with pectus excavatum to make one look more regular?

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

Dr. Delphine Yung
178 doctors shared insights

Funnel Chest (Definition)

-defect where the sternum instead of a normal appearance is sunken . If U poured water on it it would pool. It can B severe & compromise cardiac & pulmonary Fx. It is in these cases ...Read more


2

2
What exercises can I do to help pectus excavatum?

None.: Pectus if problem with cartilages connecting ribs to sternum. No exercise will improve pectus. ...Read more

3

3
Certain exercises help ruduce the pectus excavatum?

Depends: It depends on the edxtent of the defect. Certain excercises can increase chest muscle mass such as the pecs. This may also accentuate the defect. There are no excerceses that can remodel the chest/rib cage. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Any pt, exercises or workouts to help ruduce the pectus excavatum?

Any pt, exercises or workouts to help ruduce the pectus excavatum?

No: Pectus is a problem with the cartilages that connect the ribs with the sternum. No exercise will reduce this. ...Read more

5

5
What exercises can I do to help my pectus excavatum and pull my shoulders back?

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

6

6
Will exercise help to change pectus excavatum ?... if yes may i know what exercises to be done sir?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
If you have pectus excavatum, then do you have to exercise daily so it wont get any worser?

If you have  pectus excavatum, then do you have to exercise daily so it wont get any worser?

No: Pectus excavatum is a condition caused by cartilage growth issues which lead the sternum to stay depressed. Whether or not you exercise should have no effect on the growth pattern. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
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?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Have a pectus excavatum and prominent rib on one side.Will the damage on my ribcage be permanent?

Damage?: Without a photograph and a cat scan thorax, and physical examination, associated pectus excavatum rib deformities can not be assesed. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Andrew Berry
54 doctors shared insights