On the occasion of World Physiotherapy Day, Department of Physiotherapy organised a camp in an old age home and nearby police station to address their aches and pains.
This year the theme for world physiotherapy Day is ‘Treatment of Osteoarthritis’. The Physiotherapy team led by Dr. Alka Nakade, Head of the Department guided the police station staff on keeping their joints healthy by regular exercises and if any one of them had any osteoarthritis symptoms they were given the exercises regimen.
“We had also visited vrudhasharam were we met almost 20 to 25 old people, talking to them and knowing their problems and explaining the exercises to every individual according to their complains. We have also arranged a free foot analysis machine on 8 th Sep in hospital for all the pts and relatives to check their wt bearing status which if improper leads to OA knees”, informed Dr. Alka.
The hospital will also set up a foot analysis machine in its premises on 8 th September 2022 which can be accessed by the patients and relatives free of any cost.
“Our aim is to be able to contribute to the society to prevent diseases while we do our best in treating our patients. This exercise is just a small step in this direction”, said Abhinandan Dastenavar, Centre Head, Wockhardt Hospitals Nagpur.