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Will lifting weights help get rid of my indented sternum [pectus]?
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Dr. Andre Hebra
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Pectus & exercise
It is not likely that working out will significantly improve pectus excavatum. However, exercise is very beneficial for improving your health and lung function.
In mild cases of pectus, developing pectoralis muscles will help cover-up the caved-in deformity of the sternum caused by the pectus excavatum.

In brief: Pectus & exercise
It is not likely that working out will significantly improve pectus excavatum. However, exercise is very beneficial for improving your health and lung function.
In mild cases of pectus, developing pectoralis muscles will help cover-up the caved-in deformity of the sternum caused by the pectus excavatum.
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