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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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Advanced Neuro-tronic KAFO training for LOC orthotists

Advanced Neuro-tronic KAFO training for LOC orthotists 

Earlier this year, LOC technician Simon and orthotists David and Sam underwent the three-day workshop with Fior & Gentz, global leaders in the development and distribution of orthopaedic systems, based in Lüneburg, Germany.

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