It is always advisable to practice exercise so that the patient adopts a correct posture and improves his/her physical condition.
In people affected by Pectus Excavatum it is advisable to perform stretching and breathing exercises to increase lung capacity. It is advisable to practice swimming as it facilitates this aspect and also strengthens the muscles.
The best option for improving is to practice stretching, as it enables flexibility in the structures of the chest and helps maintaining an upright posture. It should not be forgotten that before practicing any physical exercise, warm-up exercises are essential for a good adaptation of the body and to avoid injuries.
Performing gymnastic exercises will serve as a complement in order to improve in terms of breathing, strength and resistance, without correcting the malformation. However, it does improve the muscular and physical part in general.
Exercises to muscle the upper trunk area can be performed and can improve the appearance aesthetically, although care must be taken since sometimes the result can be the opposite, as the sinking is perceived even more. We recommend seeking advice from specialists in this subject.