By Mohan Vadayar
DUBAI: A state-of-the-art, first-of-its-kind and the region’s first physio-rehab centre was opened in Al Safa, Dubai along Sheikh Zayed Road on Monday.
The Medcare Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre is equipped to offer advanced, comprehensive and specialised physiotherapy and rehabilitation care.
Medcare is a leading premium private medical provider group in the UAE which pioneered physiotherapy and rehabilitation with the support of most modern machineries and personnel expertise, Alisha Moopen, Director of Aster DM Healthcare of Medcare Group, said.
The facility has been set up to compliment and support Medcare Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital with the aim to offer comprehensive physiotherapy, fully-fledged Rehabilitation Programme, Sports Injury Care, Advanced Joint Care, Post Operative Assessment and Mobility. It also additionally provides services such as Advanced Neuro-Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy and Advanced Paediatric Rehabilitation with full fledged Sensory Centre.
“The centre is equipped with the latest specialised equipment to undertake rehabilitation for all physical injuries, deformities and ailments. It is a unique concept that caters to the entire community of Dubai and adjoining Emirates. The facility is operated by a team of highly skilled therapists with a leading physiatrist on board. Tapping into the growing demand for a specialised rehabilitation centre, the Medcare Physio & Rehab Centre is the first-of-its-kind facility offering a comprehensive range of rehabilitation therapies under one roof,” Moopen said.
Medcare is part of the leading healthcare conglomerate, Aster DM Healthcare.
The Medcare Physio & Rehab Centre was officially inaugurated by Cheong Ming Foong – Consul General of Singapore. Shamsudheen A.P. – Director, Regency Group and Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, were present amongst other senior officials of the group.
Speaking at the launch Dr. Moopen added: “We are very pleased to launch Medcare Physio & Rehab Centre in the UAE. Post many illnesses, physical trauma or injury, it is very important for patients to undergo the right treatment to ensure complete recovery. With sports and games a part of the culture of the country, a Physio and Rehab Centre will have huge significance. With any person, be it a heart patient or someone facing physical challenges or injuries, the right focused care is important. We are happy to be able to offer this rehabilitation facility to patients under one roof, which is both convenient and comprehensive. We believe in a holistic approach looking at the body as a whole and accordingly customize the treatment plan for our patients.” Ala Atari, CEO of Medcare & Vice President of Aster DM Healthcare also expressed pleasure on opening the centre saying that “our aim is to help recuperate completely and minimise any risk of long-term pain or re-injury.”
As one of the largest private out patient physio & rehab facilities in the region, the Medcare Physio & Rehab Centre is sprawled across 15,000 square feet and houses the most advanced hi-tech machineries including the Anti Gravity Locomotion Simulator, the latest treadmill technology from Nasa, designed to simulate walking in anti gravity and 3D Newton machine which is 1st of its kind in the region.
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