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Pectus Deformities

The London Orthotic Consultancy has pioneered the non-surgical treatment of pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum.

 

Pectus Deformities

The London Orthotic Consultancy has pioneered the non-surgical treatment of pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum.

 
 

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Pectus Deformities

There are two common deformities of the anterior chest wall:

Pectus excavatum, also known as 'funnel' or 'sunken' chest is where the breast bone is pushed abnormally inward and the chest appears caved-in or sunken. Funnel Chest affects approximately one in 300 people. There is a 3:1 male to female ratio.

Pectus Carinatum, also known as 'pigeon' chest is where the breast bone is pushed outward.  Pigeon chest affects around one in 1,000 people.

 

 

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Shooting for Paralympic Glory

Shooting for Paralympic Glory 

With the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in full swing, one tenacious British Paralympian is already looking ahead to the 2017 IPC World Athletics Championships and, beyond that, Tokyo 2020. And, LOC is hoping to help get him there.

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