Pectus brace

Compressive bracing yields significant improvements in pectus carinatum. Bracing is preferred to surgery, in many cases.

Braceworks Pectus Brace wear and care

☞ Download Braceworks Pectus Brace® Instructions PDF Braceworks Pectus Brace® Wearing Schedule. Phase 1: Correction. Wear the brace at least 12 hours/day. You may reasonably expect the bump to correct within 2 to 4 months … READ MORE

Pectus carinatum bracing – FAQs for parents

Help your child wear the brace exactly as recommended by your health care provider. This will help your child get the best results from it. Bracing in pediatric patients with pectus carinatum is effective and improves quality of life. … READ MORE

Pectus carinatum: surgery or bracing

Mary E Cataletto MD, Chief Editor: Denise Serebrisky MD, Medscape Updated April 20, 2018 ▽ Table of Contents Overview Background Pathophysiology Epidemiology Frequency Mortality/Morbidity Race Sex Age Clinical Presentation History … READ MORE

Corrective chest surgery changed my life

Pectus excavatum surgery was the most painful experience of my life, but the self-confidence I gained made it worth it. Playing in the surf. Porto Covo, Portugal. Wikimedia Commons Tears rushed down my face as I looked at my … READ MORE
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