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62-year-old Abdul and 72-year-old Alia, both Egyptian nationals, couldn’t sit or walk a few months back, but now find it easy to prostrate and walk briskly. Things were not this easy when they were first diagnosed with osteoarthritis. However, unlike the usual belief, the elderly man and woman opted for a surgical treatment to put their pain at bay.

The UAE’s biggest and most advanced hospital for physical therapy and rehabilitation opened at Thumbay Medicity, Al Jurf, Ajman on 4th July 2018. Operating under the healthcare division of Thumbay Group, the Thumbay Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Hospital (TPTRH) is a teaching hospital and an Academic Health Centre that falls under the Gulf Medical University Academic Health System (GMUAHS).

HP Inc., a global leader in innovative technology, has collaborated with Abu Dhabi’s Danat Al Emarat Hospital to transform the typical dull setting of a CT scan room to a colorful comfort zone. Danat Al Emarat, part of United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical), is a specialty hospital in Abu Dhabi catering to women and children’s medical needs. In partnership with GE Healthcare, HP is re-inventing patients’ experience by utilizing its state-of-the-art Latex Printing Technology to design and print a fun, underwater themed wallpaper and equipment cover that aims to minimize the stress that comes with going into a scan room for critical tests.

A 53-year-old, hypertensive UAE resident was successfully treated for a high risk cardiac emergency at Zulekha Hospital Sharjah by Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Helmy, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon. The condition, Acute Aortic Dissection type A (AADA), is a life-threatening vascular condition which affects three in every 100,000 patients and has a very high mortality rate.

With the football World Cup fever gripping the world, it is natural to assume that footballers are pain free. However, constant twists, turns and sudden changes of direction involved in football can put the legs and feet of a footballer under tremendous strain. It has been observed that 50-80 percent of football injuries affect the feet and legs. 40-45 percent of leg injuries involve ankle injuries and foot pain, while knee injuries account for 25 percent of leg injuries.

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