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SIMS Chennai focuses on treatment of movement disorders

30 October 2020 | News

The Centre is well equipped to offer wide spectrum of services to treat patients affected by various movement disorders including stroke, dystonia, spasticity and neuromuscular ailments

Source: Newsvoir.com

Source: Newsvoir.com

SIMS Hospital (SRM Institutes for Medical Science), one of the leading quaternary care super specialty hospital in Chennai, has announced the launch of BONDS, (BOtulinum ToxiN in Dystonia & Spasticity), a first of its kind centre in Chennai with focused approach to the treatment of movement disorders like Dystonia and Spasticity (also for Stroke Rehabilitation) using Botulinum Toxin injection at its Vadapalani facility in Chennai.

Inaugurated by Dr C Vijaya Baskar, Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Govt of Tamil Nadu¸ in the presence of Ravi Pachamuthu, Chairman, SRM Group, and other dignitaries, the Centre of excellence prides of a state-of-the-art facility, complete with a vibrant and skilled team of doctors to handle neurological emergencies in addition to serving chronic patients.

The Centre is well equipped to offer wide spectrum of services to treat patients affected by various movement disorders including stroke, dystonia, spasticity and neuromuscular ailments.

Dr U Meenakshisundaram, Director of the Neurology Department, SIMS Hospital, who is also the present Secretary of the Movement Disorders Society of India and an Executive Committee member of the Indian Academy of Neurology, said, “Clinical research findings have revealed that over last few years the use of Botulinum toxin has shown great results in the treatment of movement disorders and when combined with a proper physiotherapy regimen, people with these conditions recover faster and return to a near-normal life much quickly. Also, administering Botulinum Toxin Injection is a skilled procedure and is done by skilled set of experienced practitioners, complete with progressive monitoring on the patient’s improvement.”

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