Sports Medicine Opened @ Badr Al Samaa
Badr Al Samaa Launches Department of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, Physiotherapy in Association with Oman Football Association
Muscat, July 15th 2018: In a first of its kind moves, Badr Al Samaa group of Hospitals announced the launch of Oman’s largest and most advanced Center for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy in the private healthcare sector at Grand Hyatt Muscat today. Department of Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy was launched by Oman National team’s leading striker Mr Khalid Al Hajri. The event was attended by Sheikh Shabib Al Hosani, Deputy CEO of Oman Football Association, Board of Directors Mr Abdul Latheef, Dr V T Vinod and P A Mohammed and the Senior Orthopaedic Surgeons from the Ministry of Health Hospitals, Senior management staff and Orthopaedic Surgeons, Physiotherapists from nine branches of Badr Al Samaa.
Badr Al Samaa has been associated with OFA since 2013 and has been their Official Medical Partner since then. The Oman Football Association (OFA) and Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals also renewed their partnership for 2018/19 Football Season during the occasion.
Badr Al Samaa started their journey in the field of Sports medicine and Rehabilitation, under the able guidance of Dr Kamran Sayeed MBBS, FRCS (Ed) senior consultant, Dept of Orthopedics in Badr Al Samaa Hospital, Ruwi.
Dr Sayeed completed his orthopaedics training in UK, after having valuable experience of working in NHS, England for 18 years he moved to Oman in 2013. He treated civilians as well as British army personnel; and developed special interest in sports medicine, foot & ankle surgery and lower limb arthroplasty. Faculty believes in early aggressive rehabilitation and after most of surgeries patients are allowed to walk bearing full weight same day or the following day operated to regain full function back in a short period of time
The Center of Sports Medicine at Badr Al Samaa comparable with the best Sports Medicine facilities both in terms of infrastructure as well as faculty. The center specializes in diagnosis, rehabilitation and surgery of patients with sports related injuries. The team has extensive experience in arthroscopic knee and ankle ligament surgery, many hundreds of these procedures with audited results. The faculties’ core area of expertise is in the field of Sports Medicine, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Lower Limb Arthroplasty, complex trauma and arthroscopic surgery
Badr Al Samaa has performed more than 800 knee arthroscopy which includes Meniscectomy, ACL reconstruction, PCL reconstruction and MPFL reconstruction. It has performed substantial number of shoulder arthroscopies which includes Biceps tenotomy, Subacromial decompression, acromioplasty and Supraspinatus repair.
The department also performed many ankle arthroscopy which includes loose body removal, micro fracture, subcondral cyst enucleation, removal of Os Trigonum (Posterior ankle arthroscopy – first time in Oman), ATFL and CFL reconstruction.
In order to offer the best possible treatment in sports related injuries, the department has on board some of the best known names in the field of Sports Medicine. It has a host of Sports Medicine related facilities and it has the support of 19 Orthopaedic surgeons and 12 physiotherapists across their establishments.
Speaking at the launch, Board of Directors Mr P A Mohammed,Dr Vinod,and Mr Abdul Latheef said, “We are proud to launch the Centre for Sports Medicine at Badr Al Samaa. This is a comprehensive facility with customized programs for diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and recovery that is benchmarked to the best sports medicine facilities in the private healthcare sector in Oman””
Advanced Sports Medicine facility at Badr Al Samaa will not only eliminate the need of sportsmen having to go abroad, but will offer preventive and timely care for sports related injuries.
Dr Kamran said, “Badr Al Samaa is uniquely positioned to provide comprehensive medical care for sports related injuries – for a professional athlete. The department boasts of many experts, an array of advanced equipment and machines, as well as modern methods of medical and surgical management with rehabilitation services.”
The department offers a solution for all problems related to sports injuries and injuries to joints (knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow, and wrist). This includes clinical evaluation, imaging, and diagnosis of injuries, surgical repair and arthroscopic reconstruction of all joints. The Centre also offer sports rehabilitation, sports injuries prevention, sports physiology and fitness evaluation.
The Centre aims at treating many athletes as well as the sporting community, enabling them to achieve their individual goals. Badr Al Samaa is designed to raise Oman’s global standing in the private healthcare sector as a healthcare hub, with emphasis on excellence in clinical services and diagnostic facilities.