SRINAGAR: RLP Centre for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation in collaboration with NSS units of S P College organised a one day free health/physical fitness camp on Wednesday to celebrate the “unparalleled contribution” of teachers in our lives.
On the occasion, the physiotherapists from RLP Centre for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation assessed and demonstrated various exercises to both staff and students of SP College, an official statement issued here said adding that the physiotherapists also guided them about how they can prevent various musculoskeletal disorders or work-related problems.
The common musculoskeletal conditions that were assessed by physiotherapists during the camp were disc prolapse, arthritis, shoulder peri arthritis, low back pain, neck pain and some post natal conditions.
Dr Taizeena, who was the chief physiotherapist at RLP, emphasised that physiotherapy is the most important treatment for various musculoskeletal disorders but unfortunately awareness about this field lacks in the valley.
Dr Taizeena said in order to bring awareness about physical fitness and physiotherapy; she has initiated a health and fitness programme for people of all age groups.
“Becoming physically fit requires a lifestyle modification. One has to incorporate regular exercise in daily life and also eat healthy food. People who are physically fit are not prone to cardiac and other health problems,” Dr Taizeena said. “Our society needs to bring changes in lifestyle and eating habits.”
RLP Centre for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation is located at 261 Sanat Nagar bypass bridge road mosque near Aafandi Bagh opposite Green Belt Park.
Dr Taizeena Khan is B.pt (India), PGDMS (UK), MBA (USA) MIAP, fellowship diploma in pediatric rehabilitation (UK), fellowship diploma in geriatric rehabilitation (UK), is the chief physiotherapist at RLP Centre for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation while as Dr Tabassum Zia, (MPT sports and orthopedic) manual therapist and dry needling practitioner, is a senior physiotherapist at the Centre.