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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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LOC Talks Pectus Deformity with Swimming Times

LOC Talks Pectus Deformity with Swimming Times 

The London Orthotic Consultancy recently featured in Swimming Times magazine, backed by the leading swimming associations in the UK, in an interview with Sam Walmsley ‘Coping with Pectus’...

Pectus Deformity Q&A with Sam Walmsley

Pectus Deformity Q&A with Sam Walmsley 

Pectus anomaly is incredibly common, affecting roughly one in 300 people. Broadly it can be broken down into two types and becomes more noticeable in adolescence. We talked to Sam Walmsley to answer some commonly asked questions.

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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.

 

 

LOC News

Latest News

LOC Talks Pectus Deformity with Swimming Times

LOC Talks Pectus Deformity with Swimming Times 

The London Orthotic Consultancy recently featured in Swimming Times magazine, backed by the leading swimming associations in the UK, in an interview with Sam Walmsley ‘Coping with Pectus’...

Pectus Deformity Q&A with Sam Walmsley

Pectus Deformity Q&A with Sam Walmsley 

Pectus anomaly is incredibly common, affecting roughly one in 300 people. Broadly it can be broken down into two types and becomes more noticeable in adolescence. We talked to Sam Walmsley to answer some commonly asked questions.

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