A medical check-up and screening camp were organized at V.P.S. English School & Junior College, Lonavala on 22nd and 23rd February 2017. The camp was organized in collaboration by Dr. Ali Irani, HOD, Nanavati Hospital, Dr. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pimpri, Pune, and Lions club of Lonavala- “Supremos”. On behalf of Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Dr. Gaurang Baxi, Associate Professor & twelve postgraduate physiotherapy residents participated in the camp.
A total of 2,400 students benefitted from the camp. Screening tests for vision testing, Haemoglobin levels, dental hygiene, flexibility, scoliosis and flat foot were done. Students who had reduced flexibility were shown exercises for the same. Corrective exercises were shown to those having scoliosis.
Medicines were given for aches, pains, dental pains and headaches to the students. Multivitamin tablets were given to the students who had anaemia and menstrual discomforts. All students were given deworming tablets for stomach aches & better gastrointestinal functioning. Also, all students were given a month’s supply of calcium tablets.
The school authorities appreciated the efforts taken by all the doctors and thanked Dr. Ali Irani, Dr. Gaurang Baxi, and Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pune for participating.