Our expert says:
Your son's condition is known as Marfan's Syndrome and it is often associated with a congenital anomaly.
Surgery is occasionally recommended to correct an indented chest if it presses severely on the heart or lungs. Some people, without significant heart or lung problems may elect to have corrective chest surgery for purely cosmetic reasons.
Heart problems may occur because the Marfan's syndrome may cause leakage of the mitral or aortic heart valves. These valves control the flow of blood through the heart. Defects of the mitral valve may cause shortness of breath, an irregular pulse, and undue tiredness.
This is not the field of Chiropractic and I would advise that you be guided by your Paediatrician in the consultation of specialists in this specific field.
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