Mendacity shut for 2 years, govt-run physiotherapy centre resumes work
Bathinda, September 18
After mendacity non-operational for greater than two years, the physiotherapy unit on the Civil Hospital right here has began functioning once more.
Notably, The Tribune had highlighted the matter final month. Within the information report, it was highlighted that after the lone physiotherapist serving within the unit was transferred, it had been mendacity locked for 2 years. In consequence, tons of of sufferers not solely from Malwa, but additionally from neighbouring states have been compelled to go to personal physiotherapists who charged them exorbitantly.
With a brand new physiotherapist being posted on World Bodily Remedy Day on September 8, the work has resumed.
The lone government-run physiotherapy unit within the Malwa area is supplied with the state-of-the-art superior machines. Probably the greatest maintained models within the state, it has 34 machines, OPD, gear and train rooms and a basic ward.
The physiotherapist appointed right here earlier was catering to 50 to 70 sufferers on the out-patient division (OPD) day by day.
He remained occupied with work even after the usual OPD hours of 8 am to 2 pm. Furthermore, post-operative sufferers, these with orthopaedics, neurology, most cancers, cardiac issues and cerebral palsy have been additionally receiving therapy on the unit. With the state-of-the-art equipment and gear getting used on the unit, sufferers not solely from Bathinda, but additionally from Barnala, Faridkot, Moga and Talwandi Sabo in addition to Haryana go to it.