From the beginning Spot hospital has shown keen interest in various social and community health care activities. SPOT Hospital on its mission in serving people, periodically conducted in-house camps for detecting Osteoporosis. In the last one year we had six such screening camps. All the camps were well received by the public.
SPOT Hospital has taken part in a free Orthopaedic camp organised by Ashok Nagar Progressive Women’s Association, Chennai at Lakshmi Hall on Sunday 17th July 2005. Everyone had Blood Pressure check up, Heamoglobin & Blood Sugar test, Bone Mineral Density test, Orthopaedic Consultation, Physiotherapy Advice and Free Medicines. About 235 people benefited from the camp. Around 10% of the examined patients were found to be osteoporotic and 25% were osteopenic.
SPOT Hospital participated in another free camp organised by Annanagar ‘A’ Block Ladies Association (AABLA), Annanagar on Monday, 15th August 2005. More than 115 people were benefited from this camp. Even at this camp Blood Pressure check up, Blood Sugar testing, Bone Mineral Density testing, Orthopaedic Consultation and Physiotherapy Advice were offered.