JAMMU, Oct 13: Medical Education, Research, Freedom Fighters and Food Processing Cabinet Minister OP Soni inaugurated India’s first ‘Feel Foot’ Centre at Amandeep Hospital, Amritsar.
Informing about the “Feel Foot” Centre, the Centre Head and chief plastic surgeon of Amandeep Hospital Group Dr Ravi Mahajan said that it is the first center in India where all kinds of foot ailments such as diabetic foot, corns and callus, heel pain, foot pain, in-grown nails, foot and ankle deformity, bunions, hammer, mallet, claw toes, flattened and high arched feet, leg length shortening and gait changes.
“We will provide various modalities for treatment of these diseases viz, neuropathy (Foot Nerve scanning, Ankle brachial index (Foot Blood Circulation), Foot Pressure Scan, Video gait analysis, podoscope plus 10 minutes insoles, customized insoles and ortho feet footwear nail bracing, corn and callus removal. A separate center has been set up inside the Amandeep Hospital for this purpose”, Dr Mahajan informed.
Cabinet Minister OP Soni said that it is a matter of pride for not only Amritsar, but the whole of Punjab that India’s first “Feel Foot” Centre is established at Amandeep Hospital. It will be known for its specialties all over India for a complete and modern treatment of all kinds of foot ailments. It will also boost medical tourism in Punjab, he added.
Dr Avtar Singh, Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon, Amandeep Group of Hospitals said, “Amandeep Group has always focused on modern technology and it is always our endeavor to provide the most advanced health facilities to the people of the area”.
On this occasion, Dr Amandeep Kaur, CEO Amandeep Group of Hospitals, Dr Bharat foot specialist, Dr Shahbaz Singh, GM, Dr Anupreet Kaur, Hospital doctors and staff and prominent physicians of the region were also present.