Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai conducted their flagship #WatchYourBack campaign to educate parents, especially mothers on the musculoskeletal conditions in children.
The hospital organized an interactive knowledge sharing session and awareness on the musculoskeletal conditions in children and how to combat them at the hospital premises.
The event brought together moms and their precious children of various ages to raise awareness about the multiple musculoskeletal conditions that they are prone to. It was a fun and interactive health talk session spearheaded by of Dr. Zaid Al Aubaidi, Consultant Pediatric Orthopedic & Pediatric Spine Surgeon at Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai. As part of the event the attendees were provided with a free medical check-up (BP, BMI, Blood Sugar) as well as foot analysis. Additionally, spine ‘scoliosis’ screening for children as well as back pain consultation was also provided by the hospital.
Commenting on the event Dr. Zaid Al Aubaidi, Consultant Pediatric Orthopedic & Pediatric Spine Surgeon at Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai said “ Watch Your Back is a pediatric orthopedic awareness campaign on behalf of Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai on the prevention and cure of musculoskeletal and spine complaints in children. We decided to take this initiative to the next level with ‘Watch Your Back, Mom’ and organized a health awareness session on the musculoskeletal conditions in children and how to combat them. We believe it’s imperative that parents especially mothers are aware and know how these conditions can be prevented and cured. Therefore, as part of this initiative we also conducted musculoskeletal screenings at the event. At Burjeel Hospital, it’s is constant endeavor to educate parents on the various orthopedic problems that can seriously affect their children’s’ lives, if they are not treated well in time. We will therefore continue our efforts to organize such interactive knowledge sessions in the near future as well.”
About Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai
Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery (BHAS), Dubai has three operation theaters with quality services offered in Joint Replacement surgery, Spine Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, Upper Limb Surgery, Sports Medicine and Interventional Pain Management for complicated chronic pain. Patients benefit from a team of highly specialized consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognized for their expertise and experience.
The team offers medical and surgical care of the highest standards using the most up to date procedures which include the latest non-surgical and minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques to speed up recovery, manage pain, and treat sports injuries and all orthopedic conditions.