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JAMMU: Providing best-in-class cutting edge facilities to the people who are suffering from any form of Orthopaedics and Joints related ailments is always a big challenge in cities such as Jalandhar. An eminent expert from New Delhi based HCMCT Manipal Hospitals, Dr. Rajeev Verma, who was in the city for creating awareness on orthopaedics and joint problems, emphasized that tech-driven advanced procedures help in mitigating the problems very efficiently with the best clinical outcomes.
Dr Rajeev Verma-HOD & Consultant -Joint Replacement and Orthopaedic, HCMCT Manipal Hospitals, New Delhi said, “People of Jammu need cutting-edge facilities to address the critical health problem. They also need to be made aware of the prevention and availability of high-end procedures high-end facilities and care for Orthopaedics and Joint disorders. There is also an urgent need to create awareness among people especially among elders for prevention, advanced treatment, and care.”
“Bone and joint health need special attention as neglect can lead to serious problems affecting normal active life. On our part, we also need to be very careful to offer best-in- class, accurate, and effective treatment to avoid any long term complications. A highly experienced team perform a variety of advanced procedures which include joint replacement surgery, arthroscopy, arthrodesis, osteotomy, and synovectomy. Advanced procedures are extensively used in addition to some conventional approaches. Advanced procedures help in preserving natural bone and soft tissues,” he added.
According to Dr. Verma, the elderly needs to be very careful during these COVID-19 times when they are mostly confined to their homes, and the chances of getting injuries are high. “Seniors need to be more careful in COVID-19 times. They do not only need to take precautions to safeguard against a fall or injuries, but also pay attention to their bone and joint disorders. They should take out time to do simple exercises and meditation. Moreover, seniors should take all precautions to mitigate the risks of COVID-19 infection,” emphasized the expert.
Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement Department is a Centre of Excellence at Manipal Hospitals, Delhi, and it provides cutting-edge treatment for those who are suffering from critical bone related problems and need an advanced procedure.