How to improve pectus excavatum without pt?

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.
Nuss procedure. Without knowing the degree of pectus excavatum you have can not advise but check out this video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23hs8tlvpas.

Related Questions

Can I improve pectus excavatum naturally by exercising? I am 22

It Depends. It will depend on the severity of your condition. If you have a mild type, the yes you can improve it with exercise. If your condition is severe, an evaluation is needed to determine your physical restrictions specifically in relation with your breathing/lung function and also heart condition. So, in severe cases, no exercise would not improve your pectus excavatum. Read more...
To a degree. Exercise can improve muscle mass of say your pects. This could also serve to accentuate the pectus defect. If the defect is truly disturbing to you, you should know there are alternatives such as surgery. Nuss procedure can be viewed on you tube. Most surgeons doing this procedure are pediatric surgeons. 22 y can still qualify you. Contact a pediatric surgeon in your area if you have questions. Read more...

Hi docs, would my pectus excavatum improve a bit after puberty?

Pectus ; puberty. It is likely that the pectus deformity will become more pronounced during puberty and adolescence. Many patients report significant worsening of the pectus excavatum related to rapid skeletal growth seen during puberty. Read more...

How serious is my pectus excavatum?

You decide. Pectus varies in severity. I see that you are an adult. If you want it repaired for cosmetic reasons, or your physician says it is interfering with something in your chest, get with a subspecialist who does these procedures. Read more...
Pectus Excavatum. Pectus Excavatum can range from very mild to severe. The symptoms are typically related to the severity of the pectus, ranging from completely asymptomatic to possible cardio-pulmonary problems. You should be evaluated by a surgeon with expertise in the field. Here is a link with helpful information: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1004953-overview. Read more...

I have pectus excavatum, what can I do?

Likely nothing. If you have symptoms, see a thoracic surgeon/ and r pulmonologist, more to be sure something else is not an issue. In children with specific signs symptoms some will, be repaired, but not in adults. Some plastic surgeons will hide the pectus, but that is not a repair. Read more...
Discussion. Most pectus excavatum patients lead totally normal lives, and repair is done for cosmetic or psychological reasons. If there are symptoms related to the pectus, repair is indicated. Read more...