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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy

Apla Pune Cyclothon 2023

Sunday, March 05, 2023 |Balewadi Stadium to Lonavla toll Naka |Extension/Social Outreach Activity

Students from Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pune had participated in Apla Pune Cyclothon 2023 under the aegis of Apla Pune Cyclothon 2023 held in Pimpri Chinchwad along with the Medical Team from Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, from Balewadi stadium, Pune to Lonavala toll Naka and back from highway to the stadium on 5th March, 2023, as health partners.13 Post Graduate students and 29 final year B.P.T students attended and managed injuries in the above event successfully under the guidance of Dr. Tushar Palekar, Dr. Gaurang Baxi  and  Dr. Soumik Basu (PT). The Cyclothon was held for open categories, started at 4:30 am in the morning from Balewadi Stadium to Lonavala. The inauguration of the race was done by Honorable IPS Mr. Krishna Prakash of Pimpri Chinchwad. The event was ended at Balewadi Stadium at 11:30 a.m. A total of 1000 plus participants had participated for different distance Cyclothon. The Cyclothon was conducted in following types: Race Category Competitive 100 Km, 50 Km, 25 Km, 16Km and 10 Km for men and women. Students were stationed at various stations providing health care services and had given their best contribution on field like warming up, cooling down sessions and managed minor and major sports injuries successfully and provided on field assistance and services for medical emergencies as physiotherapists. Injuries like Shoulder Subluxation, muscle cramps, muscle pull, Shin pain, hamstring pull etc. were treated.