International Day for Persons of Disability 2019 Programme at ICCONS, Shoranur, Kerala
I am happy to announce that we successfully organised a #Clubfoot Parental Awareness and Caregiving Programme at the Palakkad District Co-operative Hospital, #Palakkad, #Kerala on August 31st, 2019. This was done to organise parents into a self support group and to provide parents the necessary group counselling on #Ponseti Method of #Clubfoot treatment. @childortho @dreaswar
#clubfoot guide and interactive session for patents at #Palakkad Cooperative Hospital.
The program includes a lecture by me on Clubfoot for parents and a interaction with our Clubfoot Care Team , Orthosis Check, Doubts about casting, checking recurrence of deformity and general clarification on Clubfoot care. Parents will have an opportunity to interact with other parents exchange their experience about treatment, the issues and build a support community.
Cerebral Palsy is such a difficult disease to handle and treat for the health care professionals.
The treatment process needs to take the parents and family members along so that these children get optimal care. It’s important to reinforce on the parents and lift their morale throughout the course of long and arduous treatment.
I routinely arrange seminars and medical camps and arrange public events in association with groups serving these children to help them and keep caregiver morale high. It’s a fight, a relentless fight against Cerebral Palsy.
It never ceases to amaze and move me that the mother , however humble or rich , illiterate or well educated, they may be cares for the child and stays with child through thick and thin.
As planned we will be conducting the free #CerebralPalsy and #PaediatricOrthopaedic medical camp this month on 21st at Palakkad, Kerala. It will be held at Life Care Physiotherapy Clinic, Fort Maidan, Palak kar, Kerala.
I will be examining children with orthopedic problems, limb deformities, birth deformities like #ClubFoot, Cerebral Palsy and Spine disorders like #Scoliosis.
Like last time this camp will be conducted in association with #SevaBharathi who will provide logistic support. A big thanks the people and volunteers of SevaBharathi who’ve been associated with this since last 3 years.
The medical camp this time is further expanded to include Paediatric Neurologist, Paediatric Gastroenterologist who will also be participating.
Recently gave an interview to a popular news channel in #Kerala in #Malayalam.
The topic was “Common Children’s Orthopedic Disorders and Cerebral Palsy”.
It’s is in an interview format with patients who are interested phoning in the channel to discuss some of their doubts about these disease conditions.
Delighted to announce an #Art Project with Dr. Suresh (Director , #Neurologist , #ICCONS) , Dr. Sekar Michael ( #PediatricAnesthetist, ICCONS) and Dr. Easwar TR (#PediatricOrthopedic & Spine Surgeon , ICCONS) as #FundRaising campaign for treatment of children with #CerebralPalsy, #MovementDisorders, #ChronicPain and #Autism. This will be an ongoing project. #ArtForACause