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Professional Male Athletes Struggle With Body Image Issues Too
News July 14, 2016 3915  
Being plagued with body image issues and insecurities is currently more common than ever, impacting individuals of all shapes and sizes. However, one would think that professional athletes, with...
Cardiothoracic surgeon performs unusual surgery on elite athlete
News February 17, 2015 2975  
From the time he was about 8 years old, Shahab Maslehati had been well aware that his chest was sunken. It had become more pronounced in adolescence, a time...
Munster's Wilson Beckman the Post-Tribune's Boys Swimmer of the Year
News March 25, 2015 2775  
Bouncing back from trying circumstances is nothing new for Beckman. In eighth grade, he underwent surgery for pectus excavatum, a condition in which a person's breastbone is sunken into...
Wheeling Park Swimmer Mueller Overcoming Odds
News February 26, 2015 2583  
Mueller has what's known as pectus excavatum, or the ribs and sternum are growing abnormally inward. This produces a caved-in or sunken appearance of the chest. It can either...
Does pectus actually give certain athletes a physical advantage?
News August 11, 2016 2545  
The old swimming adage is that breaststrokers are born, not made. You often can look at a swimmer standing still and tell whether they are a natural fit for...
Hinsdale Central's Nick Midlash sets personal milestones after surgery
News April 08, 2016 2199  
Over winter break in December 2014, months before his sophomore track season, Hinsdale Central's Nick Midlash had surgery on his rib cage because of pectus excavatum, a condition in...
Michael Mihuc discusses Cody Miller and life with pectus with local news
News September 01, 2016 1938  
Our own Michael Mihuc disusses life with pectus with the local news. HTML5 video not supported by your browser ...
Reds pitcher helps local boy overcome medical condition
News August 12, 2016 1604  
Tracy Blower heard about Melville and contacted him, hoping for maybe an autograph for her youngest son. Instead, Melville offered more. Much more. Melville invited Tracy,...
Junction City teen holding softball clinic to give back to Shriners Hospital after surgery
News August 19, 2016 1521  
Fourteen-year-old Jenna Kister could fit 164 Skittles in what she calls her “dent” before she had surgery to correct it two years ago. 'The then-12-year-old, who...
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