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HMC Launches Physiotherapy Website

  • Audience : Individuals
  • Source : The Peninsula, Al Sharq Newspaper
  • Topic : Communications and IT, Religion and Community, Health
  • Date : Oct 25, 2020

The Physiotherapy Department at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has launched a new website that includes a dedicated online exercise video portal for patients remotely. This comes within the framework of marking World Physiotherapy Day 2020. World Physiotherapy Day is celebrated globally each September and the theme for this year has focused on the role of physiotherapy in rehabilitation in the light of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The new website, which is available on HMC website and can be accessed by patients through a link provided by their physiotherapist, includes more than 500 videos. The portal is intended to enhance the patient experience and enables patients to access online physiotherapy exercises safely and conveniently to support patient’s journey to recovery.

Ms. Noora Al Mudahka, Chief of Physiotherapy at HMC, has said: "Physiotherapists work in a multitude of clinical settings, from working with our youngest patients to patients in intensive care units, to supporting patients of long-term care rehabilitation facilities and in the community. Our team includes specialties such as orthopedics, neurology, cardiorespiratory, pediatrics, women’s health, men’s health, geriatrics, oncology, community-based physiotherapy and mental health."

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