Hyderabad, 26th February, 2017: Yashoda Hospitals Secunderabad has conducted an International workshop on ‘sports Medicine’. Delegates from foreign countries and many states in the country have participated. The lack of a robust ecosystem for sports medicine in the state and the country has become a major roadblock to producing sportspersons who can sustain their game at the highest level for long. On the other hand in recent times, a lot of sporting activity in the form professional badminton, tennis, hockey, kabbadi, cricket leagues and football has come up in India, but the medical support system is yet to fully develop. There is also the question of whether Indian sports medicine is prepared to handle such on-field incidents. Keeping this in view the Yashoda Hospitals has begun to work on meeting emerging challenges in the field of sports medicine.
With this background Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad has organizing three day Workshop on Sports Injury on 26, 27 and 28th February 2017. It was inaugurated by Excise & Prohibition, Sports and Youth Services Minister Sri T. Padma Rao. Olympian Ms. P.V.Sindhu and Special adviser to the state government on Policy & Institutional Development Sri B.V. Papa Rao, Managing Director of Sports authority of Telangana Mr. Dinakar Babu have attended the inaugural session of the workshop as special guests.
The event of this kind would help people lead a healthy lifestyle and understand the importance of being fit physically, said Sri T.Padma Rao. The state government under the leadership of Chief Minister KCR is determined to created atmosphere supportive to sports and develops Hyderabad as major center for training sports persons in international standards the minister said. Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu said that It is important to understand that Sports Medicine is not only for the elite sports persons of India but major task before spots medical professionals would be to spread the message and offer our services at the grass-root level. She also shared her views about the importance of injuries in Sports.
Speaking on the occasion as the organizer of the workshop & Specialist in Sports injuries Dr.Nitin Kumar B said that the workshop aims to create better physiotherapist to support healthier and brilliant sportsperson and a healthier sports teams in the state. He said sport medicine has a great future, as you can see how much people are eager to compete for sports at state as well as national level no wonder it is all due to facilities offered with sports quota nowadays.
Leading sports injury specialists from London, Portugal, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Ahmadabad and Hyderabad roll are part of the conference as trainers. More than 850 leading physiotherapists, sports coaches, Sports managers from various parts of two Telugu states are attending to upgrades their skills and learn new techniques of handling sports injuries from the pioneers in the field. This is will help to
improve the care of our sportsmen in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh when they face an injury.