More than 500 people participated in the Walkathon organized by Thumbay Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Hospital (TPTRH) at Thumbay Medicity, Ajman on 14th February 2018, in support of the people of determination. The theme of the walkathon was ‘keep walking’, emphasizing the importance of encouraging the people of determination to achieve their dreams, at the same time, reminding the society of its responsibility towards them, in bringing them to the mainstream.
The walkathon was conducted under the CSR drive of Thumbay Group, supported by the Thumbay Foundation and Body & Soul Health Club & Spa, the award-winning chain of health clubs owned by Thumbay Group.
Over 100 special needs children participated in the walkathon, sending out a strong message of optimism and resolve. The event also had the participation of rehabilitation centers, special needs schools, government and private corporates, in addition to the active participation of school children.
Commenting on the initiative, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President – Healthcare Division, Thumbay Group said, “We are proud of the UAE’s national strategy to empower people of determination and create an inclusive society for those with special needs and families, which has been the foundation of Thumbay Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Hospital. Through this event, we aim to reiterate our hospital’s commitment to supporting the people of determination, to help them lead successful lives and inspire them to keep walking.”
“The primary aim of Thumbay Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Hospital is to deliver clinical and service excellence for all rehabilitation needs and helping patients achieve their maximum level of function,” he added.
As the most cutting-edge physical therapy and rehabilitation facility in the region, TPTRH seeks to redefine the standards of physical rehabilitation by introducing innovation in the form of state-of-the-art technology, futuristic facilities, cutting-edge research and advanced learning. Innovation is one of the key features of the hospital. State-of-the-art rehabilitation treatment is delivered through advanced technology like virtual reality. The hospital operates in collaboration with internationally renowned Villa Beretta Rehabilitation Center, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Valduce Hospital, Italy. It is attached to Thumbay University Hospital, with 50 dedicated beds specially for rehab and a Therapeutic Garden for faster and holistic recovery.