Parvathy Hospital, Chennai’s largest orthopaedic, today convened the Walkathon to create awareness on joint diseases and disorders and to promote the numerous health benefits of walking. The walkathon was held at the YMCA ground, Nandanam in the early hours, where more than 1000 people participated.
Walkathon witnessed active participation of a wide spectrum of people including Senior citizens doctors, patients, volunteers and staff who walked across 5Km, 3Km and 1Km stretch on YMCA ground. Actor Radha Ravi flagged off the 5KM walkathon and Actor Ashok Selvan flagged off the 3KM and 1KM walkathon. With one good thing leading to another, the event has now become a celebration of health and activity. It is also an opportunity to spend qualitative time with your family in a different and definitely healthy way. It signifies the strengthening of the bonds within us – the joints in our body, and the strengthening of the bonds around us – our family and friends, encouraging everyone to ‘WALK FOR A STRONGER BOND!.
Parvathy Hospital’s extended commitment to ensure patients live an active and healthy life after a surgery or treatment. This is a one-of- a- kind Walkathon in Chennai which focuses on the health of the geriatric population. “ The uniqueness of the walkathon is the participation ofpatients who’ve had their joints replaced and are now leading the normal life They are proud to walk along with us, to prove to the world that a physically active and healthy life is possible after a joint replacement procedure”, Said Dr. S. Muthukumar, Chairman, Parvathy Hospital.
About Parvathy Hospital:
Parvathy Hospital is Chennai’s biggest Orthopaedic and Level 1 Trauma Centre, and a fully Accredited NABH Hospital. As pioneers in Joint Replacement Surgeries, the hospital has a13 year legacy of providing quality healthcare with a 24/7 availability of consultants and surgeons in the specialties of Ortho, Neuro, Oral & Maxillo Facial and Plastic reconstructive surgery. The hospital’s Emergency Ambulance Relief Centers are situated around the radii of the hospital to provide accident victims with immediate help. The ethos of Parvathy hospital is about continuous research and innovation in the field of Orthopaedics and Traumatology enabling it provide futuristic health care while making it a pioneer in simplifying complex fractures.