Exercise Directory

In this area you will find detailed information about a number of exercises which can be used to help alleviate the symptoms associated with Pectus Excavatum and improve the appearance of the chest.


Towel Shoulder Girdle

The towel girdle stretch is a good take on the standard girdle stretch and it is a great way to stretch the chest fibers which join with the…

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Wall Shoulder Girdle

This exercise is a good way to stretch the inner muscle fibers which connect to the sternum. Strengthening these fibers can help to pull the sternum out into…

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Barbell Incline Shoulder Raise

Barbell incline shoulder raise is a excellent exercise to target the typically under-worked Serratus Anterior muscle, which connects the upper ribs together under the arm. Strengthening these muscles…

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Dumbbell Incline Shoulder Raise

The incline dumbbell shoulder raise is an excellent exercise to target the Serratus Anterior, which surrounds the upper ribs under the arm. Strengthening this muscle helps to improve…

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Barbell/Dumbell Pullover

A great weight exercise to improve your pectus excavtum is the dumbbell pullover or barbell pullover. This exercise is great at strengthening chest muscles aswell as getting a…

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Breathing Exercises

Deep breathing exercises can be incredibly beneficial to people with the pectus excavatum condition since it will help to expand the ribcage and push out your sternum. Directions…

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